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Steamed Tofu with Minced Shrimp & Fish

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 2


For the Ingredients

  • 100 g prawn minced
  • 100 g fish paste
  • 1 pack egg tofu
  • 1/2 carrot diced
  • 3-4 stalks of coriander diced
  • some salt for soaking the tofu
  • some water for soaking the tofu
  • some cornflour to sprinkle on the tofu

For the Marinade

  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp shaoxing wine
  • 1 tsp onion powder

For the Seasonings

  • 1 tsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp hot cooking oil


  • Mince the prawn and mash it thoroughly and combine with the fish paste. Add the carrots, coriander and marinade for at least an hour or the day before.
  • Cut the egg tofu into 2-3 cm thick pieces. Place the tofu in salt water for 10 minutes. Remove and wipe dry before cooking (This helps to reduce less water during cooking or steaming.)
  • Carefully place the tofu on a plate and using a paper tower to wipe off excess water (if any).
  • Lightly sprinkle some cornflour on the surface of the tofu.
  • Spoon the paste mixture and arrange them on the tofu.
  • Use a large cloth to wrap the cover of the steamer. Steam the tofu in the steamer over high heat for approximately 10 minutes.
  • Remove and drizzle with the seasonings. Serve hot.


Adapted from Easy Recipes by Christine's Recipes with modifications