Steamed Egg Tofu with Dried Shrimp Sprinkle

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 4


  • 3 tube (125 gram each/375 gram total) egg tofu
  • 75 gram dried shrimps
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • 5 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 red chili, thinly sliced
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper


  1. Steam tofu: Cut egg tofu into 1-inch pieces, arrange them on a heat-proof plate, and steam over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Add sauce: Stir soy sauce with five tablespoons of hot water and pour this over steamed egg tofu.
  3. Prep dried shrimp: Soak dried shrimps in hot water for 5 minutes. Strain the shrimp and ground into small pieces with a chopper/food processor.
  4. Cook sprinkle: Heat 3 tablespoons of oil over medium-high heat. Sauté garlic for 30 seconds. Add shrimp, sugar, and pepper, and cook for 2 minutes. Add scallions and red chilies and cook for another 30 seconds.
  5. Sprinkle egg tofu: Top steamed egg tofu with cooked dried shrimp sprinkle. Serve immediately with steamed white rice.

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