• Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 10 minutes
  • Serving For 3 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

In this ‘Shrimply Amazing CNY recipes to try!’ series, let’s transform your common looking tofu into an elegant dish with a touch of some prawn/shrimp meat paste.

Recipe Ingredient

  • 2 packet of silky tofu/egg tofu
  • 200g prawn/shrimp (peeled, deveined and finely chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 tbsp potato starch or corn starch
  • pepper
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil


  1. Follow the instructions of the package, remove the tofu from the packing. Cut the tofu into about 2cm thick per piece. Carefully place the tofu on a plate.
  2. Peel and devein the prawns. Rinse thoroughly and wipe dry with kitchen paper. Use a cleaver, start mincing the prawns until it is fully mashed for about 5 minutes.
  3. In a bowl, mix mashed prawn with salt, sugar, egg white, pepper & corn starch to form a paste.
  4. Heat up a steamer/pot with water and place a steamer rack inside. Spoon prawn paste and arrange on the tofu.
  5. Steam in the steamer/pot over high heat for about 6 to 8 minutes, or until the prawn paste is cooked through (changed into red in colour).
  6. Discard any excess water in the plate. Drizzle with soy sauce & sesame oil. Serve hot.

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