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Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork 1

Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Appetizer, Main Course
  • Cuisine: Chinese


Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork is a Chinese dish of steamed silken tofu topped with savoury minced meat sauce seasoned with soy sauce and oyster sauce.



  • 1 large block silken tofu
  • 150 g minced pork, 20% fat
  • 2 pcs dried shiitake, rehydrated and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp dried shrimps, rehydrated and finely chopped
  • 2 stalks spring onions, chopped
  • 2 tsp chilli bean paste
  • 2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • fish sauce, to taste
  • ground white pepper
  • oil


  1. Place tofu in a heat resistant ceramic platter, steam in high heat for 5 minutes.
  2. While tofu is steaming, prepare the sauce. In a wok heat a small amount of oil. Add the minced pork, dried shrimps, chilli bean paste and garlic then stir fry until fat starts to render.
  3. In a bowl combine water, oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce and sugar, bring it to a boil.
  4. Add the spring onions, sesame oil and ground white pepper, cook for 30 more seconds then turn the heat off.
  5. Turn the steamer off, remove tofu from the steamer, pour meat sauce on top of tofu then serve.