Author Elfie V
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I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

Tofu nuggets is a tasty dish that combines tofu with flavors and textures reminiscent of traditional chicken nuggets.
Easy to cook and delicious How to Make Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp at Home.

We're here to guide you through the steps of crafting this delectable dish right in your own kitchen. With our easy-to-follow instructions and common pantry staples, you'll be able to whip up a restaurant-worthy Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp that'll impress even the toughest food critics. Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp is a tasty dish that cleverly combines tofu with flavors and textures reminiscent of classic chicken nuggets. In this culinary creation, tofu takes the lead role and gets a makeover by blending it with various seasonings, herbs, and spices. The goal is to achieve a taste and texture similar to the traditional chicken nuggets we all know and love, offering a delicious and protein-rich alternative. The process of making Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp involves shaping the tofu mixture into nugget-like forms and then cooking them, usually by steaming and frying until they turn beautifully crispy and golden brown. The end result is a savory and tasty snack or meal choice that captures the essence of chicken nuggets without using actual chicken. Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp can be served with dipping sauces, such as ketchup, barbecue sauce, or ranch dressing, just like traditional chicken nuggets.

YIELDS 4 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 75 minute(s)

Nugget Mixture

  • 300g Chinese tofu, mashed, remove the excess water
  • 200g minced chicken
  • 150g minced shrimp
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fried shallots
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp sago flour

Wet Batter

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp of water

Dry Batter

  • 100g all-purpose flour
  • 150g breadcrumbs

Steps

1

Combine all the ingredients for the nugget batter, EXCEPT the sago flour, and mix them thoroughly.

Step 1 of cooking How to Make Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp at Home.
2

Add the sago flour into the mixture and stir well.

Step 2 of cooking How to Make Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp at Home.
3

Preheat the steamer and prepare a baking pan with size 22x11x5 cm (or similar size), greasing it with oil. Pour the nugget mixture into the pan, ensuring an even distribution as shown in the photo.

Step 3 of cooking How to Make Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp at Home.
4

Once the steamer is heated, place the mixture inside and steam it for approximately 25-30 minutes. When it's cooked, remove it from the steamer and let it cool for 20 minutes until it becomes firmer.

Step 4 of cooking How to Make Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp at Home.
5

Once the mixture has cooled, it's time to prepare the Wet Batter and Dry Batter (see the recipe). Begin by coating the nuggets in all-purpose flour, then dip them in beaten egg, and finally, coat them with breadcrumbs. Put the coated nuggets in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Step 5 of cooking How to Make Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp at Home.
6

Take the nuggets out of the refrigerator and heat up the cooking oil. Fry the tofu nuggets until they become crispy and turn golden brown.

Step 6 of cooking How to Make Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp at Home.
7

Serve the Tofu Nuggets alongside some chili sauce, warm rice, and your favorite side dishes.

Step 7 of cooking How to Make Tofu Nuggets with Shrimp at Home.


Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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