Shrimp Hui Tofu
Ingredients and Preparation:
- 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
- One block (16 oz.) of soft tofu, cut into about 20 smaller
- One bunch of spring onions (scallions)
- Fresh ginger slices (depending on your taste)
- Salt (You must use some salt for tofu. Grandma says that if
tofu is not salty enough, even the dogs will stay away.)
- One tablespoon light-colored soy sauce
- Half pound of shelled shrimp, and deveined
- Pepper is optional, to your taste
- One teaspoon cornstarch
- Wash shrimp with salt water, then dry them.
- Add 1 teaspoon cornstarch and mix well.
- Add oil into wok, heating until oil loses its viscosity.
- Add tofu pieces, 1/2 scallion, and ginger slices into the wok.
- Stir carefully and try not to break the tofu (but you canít help not breaking them, just stir gently, not violently).
- Cover wok and let simmer for 20 seconds.
- Add salt.
- Add soy sauce.
- Simmer 1 minute.
- Add shrimp, cover, and cook about 10 minutes, or until the shrimp turns red.
- Add remaining scallions and pepper (optional, to taste). Stir quickly, but gently.
- Scoop them out carefully.
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