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Steamed Egg Tofu with Minced Meat

Egg Tofu (How to Cut)

Steamed Egg Tofu with Pork Recipe

If you do not consume egg, you can replace the egg tofu with white silken tofu. You can also replace pork with chicken.

Serves: 2-3

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 5 mins


(A) Marinade

  • 1/2 stalk spring onion finely chopped
  • a few thin carrot slices stacked the slices together and chop them finely
  • 1 tsp light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • dash of white pepper powder
  • 1 tsp Chinese cooking wine


  1. Arrange tofu pieces on a deep steaming plate.
  2. Marinade minced pork with (A) and combine well in a small bowl and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Mould a small amount of the marinaded meat mixture (about 1 tsp or less) into a ball and place on top of tofu slices. Top each meat ball with a wolfberry. Drizzle 1/2 tbsp light soy over the tofu slices.
  4. Steam over high heat for about 5 minutes (starting from the time the water in steamer is boiling), or until the meat is cooked. Before serving, use a spoon to drizzle the soy liquid collected in the plate over the tofu slices. Garnish with spring onions.

Recipe Variations

  • Water Chestnuts: For more crunch, you can add 1 fresh water chestnut, peeled and roughly chopped and added to (A).
  • Chopped Prawns (shrimps): You can also add 1 to 2 prawns flesh, chopped finely, added to (A).

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59 Responses to “Steamed Egg Tofu with Minced Meat”

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  1. Ann — November 3, 2010 @ 9:45 pm

    Wow look so delicious. I just wondering where can I buy the silken egg tofu in souther CA? I never used this tofu before.


    • wiffy replied: — November 5th, 2010 @ 1:35 pm

      I’m not sure because I’m based in Singapore. But you can try those Asian grocery stores.


  2. Joey Chen — November 16, 2010 @ 8:23 pm

    I try to cooking now … so delicious ..

    Thank a lot


  3. Annie — March 3, 2011 @ 12:37 am

    I am try to start eating healthier. This looks healthy and good.


  4. Princelyun — April 1, 2011 @ 1:39 pm

    I tried to cook for my very first time. The meat on top turned grey and really hard. Followed exactly wonder sad it tasted mild too! I think I did something wrong somewhere! How do I get softer meat?


  5. Kevin — February 13, 2012 @ 5:57 pm

    Amazing recipe sharing with us. Btw, I am curious what equipment (camera, lens and flash) you used to take those stunning food pictures?


  6. lauahpek — December 2, 2012 @ 10:57 pm

    Can you ensure I do not have to sign in
    afresh everytime I post something.

    Yes, steamed dishes are good for
    the digestion… preserves flavour as



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