Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Black Bean Yong Tau Fu




Just in case you think that I'm eating nothing but sweets, I have decided to do a YTF post today YTF-Yong Tau Fu. It's another of my "must have" when I return to SG. Although limited in selections, there is a shop nearby that sells fresh yong tau fu every Saturday. I bought a few packets of different variaties (e.g. bitter gourd, fried bean curd..etc) and froze it.

One of my favorite way to have this, is in noodles soup. However, I used this in a stirfry as well. Lots of garlic, freshly chopped chili and black bean sauce is the way to go!


Black Bean YTF
400grams of mixed YTF
3 Tablespoons of black bean sauce (go for Lee Kum Kee, Ayam brand isn't as good)
1 tsp of sugar
1 tablespoon of garlic
1 chopped chili

Heat oil in pan. Stir fry garlic and chili till fragrant. Add YFT and stir fry. Stir in the sauce. Toss for a few more minutes. Serve with hot steamy rice.


Besides Laksa, what other ways would you use YTF?

9 comments:

Mochachocolata Rita said...

hi daph...i remember there's a fab place for yong tau fu hidden up lucky plaza...7th floor or something? i misss it soo much! i could eat more than 10 of the deep fried meat balls kekeke...

i like the dry ones with some sweet and salty sauce...maybe add peanut sauce for more indo feel

tigerfish said...

At least you can get fresh ones near your place. I had trouble finding them back in California!
Go try the Hakka-style YTF when you are Singapore. They serve it with thick bee hoon and minced meat sauce!

singairishgirl said...

Oh my goodness!! I am making yong tau fu tonight! Lol! Sometimes I do this dry method, with soya beans paste, sugar, garlic, sesame oil. We don't do chilli much in our house.

Hazza said...

I once bought canned ytf in Manchester many years ago. Never seen it since and unobtainable fresh anywhere in the UK. I do miss this dish!

Big Boys Oven said...

oh this is lovely!

Piggy said...

I love YTF, it makes a great noodle soup meal when I run out of ideas of what to cook!

JOjo said...

Hakka YTF is nice! but urs looks good too cos i love black bean sauce~

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

i think the way u do it is similar to hk dim sum rite??

or u could do it the kl style..oyster sauce gravy..

daphne said...

mocha-good idea!!

tigerfish-it's limited but yes! At least they have it! =)

singairishgirl-hehe..great minds think alike. LOL

hazza- CANNED? is there such thing? wow! i didnt know that.

big boys oven- =)

piggy- very true!

jojo- haha.thanks! =)

joe- i think so! Oyster sauce is another good idea.

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