Dried Shrimp Stuffed Bean Curd
|Dried shrimp||4 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Hot water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Fish fillets||2 Ounce (1 Fish Fillet, Such As Sole Or Red Snapper)|
|Ground pork||4 Ounce|
|Rice wine/Dry sherry||1 Teaspoon (For Making Marinade)|
|Minced fresh ginger root||1⁄2 Teaspoon (For Making Marinade)|
|Pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon (For Making Marinade)|
|Bean curd square||4 (For Making Marinade Inch)|
|Cornstarch||1 Teaspoon (For Making Marinade)|
|Chicken broth||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (For Making Seasoning Sauce)|
|Salt||1⁄4 Teaspoon (For Making Seasoning Sauce)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Teaspoon (For Making Seasoning Sauce)|
|Cornstarch||1 Teaspoon (For Making Seasoning Sauce)|
|Water||1 Teaspoon (For Making Seasoning Sauce)|
|Soy sauce||4 1⁄2 Teaspoon (For Making Seasoning Sauce)|
|Vegetable oil||1 Tablespoon (For Making Seasoning Sauce)|
Soak dried shrimp in 1 cup hot water 5 minutes to soften.
Drain well; discard water.
Use a cleaver to chop fish and softened shrimp together.
Mix with ground pork.
Combine marinade ingredients in a small bowl.
Add pork mixture; mix well.
Let stand 15 minutes.
Cut each bean curd square into 4 small equal squares.
Use a teaspoon or paring knife to make a deep indentation 1 inch in diameter in the center of each square; do not cut all the way through bean curd.
Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch in each indentation, then stuff with pork filling.
Heat 6 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over high heat 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Reduce heat to medium.
Carefully arrange bean curd meat-side down in skillet.
Fry until bottom is golden brown.
Turn and cook until other side is golden.
Combine ingredients for seasoning sauce in a small bowl; mix well.
Pour over stuffed bean curd.
Cover and cook until 1/3 cup seasoning sauce remains in skillet.
Dissolve 1 teaspoon cornstarch in 1 teaspoon water to make a paste.
Add cornstarch paste and soy sauce to remaining sauce.
Cook until sauce thickens slightly.
Sprinkle 1 tablespoon oil over bean curd.
Remove bean curd from skillet with a spatula and place on a small platter.
Spoon seasoning sauce over bean curd.