Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Tofu Delight

Chopstick Cinema

This Month's Film: Farewell My Concubine
Cuisine: Chinese

This tasty appetizer is a little labor intensive, but worth it. Hopped shrimp is mixed together with mashed tofu and seasoned with scallions, garlic and oyster sauce. First it's shaped into an omelet and fried. Then it's cut into wedges, dredged in flour and deep-fried. The result was a platter of light, crispy shrimp and tofu triangles, which I served with a rich soy dipping sauce. All in all, one of the tastiest appetizers I've ever made.

The recipe will be posted at the end of the month along with the 'Farewell My Concubine' film review.

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