Steamed Stuffed Layered Tofu With Pickled Lettuce Sauce

Stuffed Layered Tofu

1 block soft tofu (bought from market)
120 g minced meat (pork/chicken)
50 g prawns – minced
2 dried shitake mushroom – soaked till soft and dice finely
1 tbsp pickled lettuce – (AAA brand) diced
1 tbsp fresh corn kernels
1 tbsp diced carrots
2 shallots – sliced
1/2 red chilli – diced
1 tbsp chopped coriander leave
1 hard boil egg (optional) – quartered

Seasoning Ingredients
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
Dash of pepper
1 tsp corn flour
1/2 egg white
1/2 tsp sesame oil
(Marinade minced meat and prawns with seasoning ingredients for 20-30 minutes)

Sauce Ingredients
1 tsp yellow soy bean paste (if you want spicy, use hot bean paste)
1 tsp oyster sauce
1 tsp light soy sauce
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp corn flour

1) Sliced tofu horizontally (try to slice as many layers as you liked). Sprinkled some corn flour on the slices and spread with marinated ingredients layer by layer (sandwich).
2) Steamed on rapidly boiling water for 20-25 minutes. Drained the water and transfer to a serving plate/dish.
3) Meanwhile heat oil in a wok and saute the shallots till fragrant, add sauce ingredients and bring to a boil. Add sweet corn, chilli, carrot and pickled lettuce, stir to mix evenly and simmered over low heat till gravy thickened . Dish up and pour onto steamed layered tofu. Garnished with chopped coriander leaves and hard boiled egg.
4) Serve hot.

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