Tofu Bites with Three Sauces

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    as an appetizer or snack
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      55 min

Appears in

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

Three is a luckier number in Chinese than four. Four is unlucky, which is why you typically never see four items in a steamer basket at a dim sum restaurant (check this out the next time you go for dim sum). When I was developing this recipe a few months ago, I started with four sauces, but then I heard my mother’s voice in my head about the number four: “Don’t rent that #4 apartment!” I hope these crispy tofu nuggets—crunchy on the outside, but soft and creamy on the inside—bring you luck