Stir Fried Broccoli and Chicken with Egg Tofu

Servings

2

Prep

5 min

Cook

15 min
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Egg tofu is often called Japanese egg tofu. It’s similar to Chawanmushi, but this one comes in a tube. Frying this tofu is a little bit of a pain as the oil splatters…unless I’m doing something wrong and someone has a trick! A little bit of pain just to eat this? Worth it! At home I will scream like a little girl, but when I used to work at a Sushi Restaurant (I was placed behind the conveyor belt and customers were able to see me cooking), I could not scream when oil splattered especially when cooking gyoza’s, so I had to learn how to suck it up and look like a bad ass.

Anyways, this dish is pretty simple and fast to cook. I also use very little chicken in this, cus the hubby and I love broccoli, so I add more broccoli. We don’t have a good relationship with vegetables (we count eating a bunch of onions,potatoes and even chives as vegetables), so anytime I can add more veggies to a dish…I will.

Egg Tofu

Egg Tofu

Ingredients

  • 1 tube Egg Tofu, sliced - 2cm each
  • 1 tablespoon Cornflour, for dusting
  • Enough for frying Peanut Oil
  • 1 breast (c.a 120g) Chicken Breast, diced or sliced
  • 2 ½ cups Broccoli, florets (fresh or frozen)
  • 1-inch Fresh Ginger, sliced

Marinade for Chicken

  • 2 teaspoons Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Cornflour

Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing Wine (Chinese Cooking Wine)
  • ¼ teaspoon White Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 2 teaspoons Cornflour
  • To taste Salt

Directions:

  1. Marinade chicken in marinade. Bring a pot of water to boil (to blanch broccoli).
  2. Combine ingredients for sauce and set aside.
  3. Heat up oil in pan. Dust egg tofu in cornflour. Fry till golden brown. Drain excess oil with paper towels. Set aside.
  4. Remove oil from pan, leaving about 2 tbsp of oil.
  5. Fry ginger till aromatic, add chicken. While the chicken cooks, blanch broccoli.
  6. Add sauce to chicken and throw in broccoli.
  7. Stir fry till sauce thickens.
  8. Add egg tofu, gently stir as egg tofu is very delicate.
  9. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Tips:

Enjoy!

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Stir Fried Broccoli and Chicken with Egg Tofu

stir fried broccoli and chicken with egg tofu

Sorry for the purple hue, it was getting dark.

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