I was thinking of making a tofu dish but when I cut open the tube of egg tofu it was all broken. I can’t really slice it into round rings. So I decided to mash them up and mix it into the meat filling for the dumplings or Sui Kow. If your kid is not a fan of tofu you can make this and hide the tofu in the filling without them knowing it. I don't think they will ever figure out there is tofu in it. Not my hubby :)
1 packet of dumplings wrappers or wonton wrappers
1 tube of egg tofu – mashed
6 oz ground pork or chicken
6 oz shrimps – peel and deveined and roughly chopped
1 small carrot – grated
6 water chestnut – cut into tiny cubes
2 spring onions
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp soy sauce
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp sesame oil
Salt to taste
1. Combined all the ingredients except the dumplings or wonton wrappers. Mix them well and set it aside to marinate for an hour.
2. Place 1 tsp of the mixture in the center of the wrapper, wet the edges with water, fold down diagonally to form a triangle or half moon shape. Press gently on the edges to seal.
3. Heat up some oil in wok (enough to cover the dumplings)over medium high heat, deep fry the dumplings for about 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown. If using a deep fryer, preheat oil to 350°F before adding the dumplings. Drain on kitchen towels.
4. Serve warm or at room temperature with some chili sauce.
Note: If you like it to be a vegetarian dish, you can omit the ground meat and shrimps and add some mushrooms to it.