Steamed Tofu with Ground Turkey

We needed a quick dinner tonight, for today we are watching “Sunday in the Park with George” by Stephen Sondheim and we have 2 hours to get to the theatre. A peek into the fridge and I came up with this steamed tofu dish served over steaming rice.

Steamed Tofu with Ground Turkey
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Recipe type: Sides
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 2
  • 12oz / 350g firm tofu
  • 10oz ground turkey
  • ½ green onion
  • 2 water chestnuts, finely diced
  • ½ salted egg including yolk, finely diced
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Finely chop ½ of the green onions. Thinly slice the other half and reserve for garnishing.
  2. Add chopped green onions, water chestnuts, salted egg to ground turkey. Roughly combine with a few stirs.
  3. Add cornstarch, sesame oil, a dash of salt and pepper. Mix well.
  4. Cut tofu into 8 cubes. Scoop out a teaspoon from the centers, creating a well in each cube of tofu.
  5. Fill the wells with turkey mixture.
  6. Steam for 10 minutes.
  7. Garnish with remaining green onions.
(Optional): Drizzle 1 tbsp soy sauce/1 tsp oil mixture over tofu before serving.

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