Stuffed Bean Curd

Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    as a Main Course .
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Chinese Technique

By Ken Hom

Published 1981

  • About

Stuffed bean curd is unusual and delicious. The flavors of the stuffing contrast with the blandness of the curd. Each bean curd is cut into triangles that are hollowed out carefully and stuffed with shrimp paste (fish paste may be used as well). The triangles are pan-fried to firm up the surface, making a light crust to hold the packages together. The flat pieces of bean curd brown better in a flat skillet than in a curved wok. The dish reheats well, so it can be made ahead. If triangles se