If you're looking for a rich and flavorful dish that combines the silky texture of tofu with the hearty substance of minced meat, look no further than Redbloom Egg Tofu with Minced Meat. This unique and delectable dish is perfect for those who appreciate the nuances of Asian cuisine. Let's dive right into the recipe.
For the Egg Tofu Prep:
- 1 block silken tofu
- 2 raw eggs
- 2 tsp pink salt
- 2 tsp white pepper
For the Sauce:
- 1/2 pound ground pork
- 6 cloves garlic, minced (skip if low FODMAP)
- 1 nub ginger, minced
- 4 basil leaves, sliced
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp oyster sauce
- 1 tbsp chili bean sauce
- 1 tsp Redbloom Bloom Bae
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup cornstarch slurry
For the Garnish:
- 1 green onion, diced (skip if low FODMAP)
Kitchen Tools Needed
- Flat bowl
- Steam pot or steamer
- Frying pan
Prepare the Egg Tofu:
- In a flat bowl, mash the silken tofu and raw eggs together using your hands until you achieve a consistent mixture.
- Season the egg-tofu mixture with pink salt and white pepper, and mix well.
- Using a spoon, flatten out the tofu egg mixture to ensure even cooking.
- Place the mixture into a steamer and steam for 10 minutes on medium heat.
Prepare the Meat Sauce:
- In a frying pan on medium heat, add the ground pork and stir for about 30 seconds.
- Add minced garlic, minced ginger, sliced basil leaves, soy sauce, oyster sauce, chili bean sauce, and Redbloom Bloom Bae.
- Stir the mixture well for another 30 seconds.
- Pour in the water and cornstarch slurry, stirring continuously for one minute to thicken the sauce.
Combine and Garnish:
- Once the egg tofu is steamed, carefully remove it from the steamer.
- Pour the prepared meat sauce over the steamed egg tofu.
- Garnish the dish with diced green onions.
This dish is best served hot and can be accompanied by steamed rice or stir-fried vegetables. The rich flavors of the sauce beautifully complement the soft and velvety texture of the egg tofu, making it a crowd-pleaser that's perfect for both everyday meals and special occasions.
Redbloom Egg Tofu with Minced Meat offers a harmonious blend of textures and flavors, making it a must-try for anyone eager to explore the depths of Asian cuisine. The addition of Redbloom Bloom Bae elevates the dish, adding an extra layer of complexity that will leave you craving for more.