Steamed Tofu with Shrimp Recipe

Steamed tofu tossed with lots of shrimp makes for a filling meat-free meal!
Steamed tofu tossed with lots of shrimp
Photo by Miguel Nacianceno

Who says tofu can’t be filling? This tofu recipe is proof that by adding shrimp and vegetables, you’ll get a satisfying and nutritious meal. 

Steamed Tofu with Shrimp Recipe

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Steamed tofu tossed with lots of shrimp makes for a filling meat-free meal!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6


Steamed Tofu with Shrimp Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium white onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger minced
  • 300 Grams Shrimp peeled and diced, plus 50 grams, peeled
  • 1 Small carrot diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 4 fresh fresh shiitake mushrooms diced
  • 1/4 Cup oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 750 Grams firm tofu (tokwa)
  • 3 Egg beaten
  • green onion Chopped, for garnish
  • sesame oil to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan or wok over medium heat. Add onions, ginger, and garlic; sauté until fragrant. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add diced shrimp; sauté until pink. Add carrot, celery, mushrooms, oyster sauce, and soy sauce; sauté until cooked.
  • Add tofu and mash with other ingredients. Stir well; adjust seasoning if necessary. Remove pan from heat. Stir in beaten egg; mix well.
  • Spoon mixture into greased heatproof bowls until 3/4 full. Top each with remaining whole shrimp. Place bowls in a steamer. Steam until mixture is set and firm, about 30 minutes. Garnish with green onions and drizzle with sesame oil.
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