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"Crab Roe" Tofu


  • 4 Salted Egg Yolks
  • 1 block Silken Tofu (other tofu also work)
  • 1 tsp Minced Ginger
  • 250 ml Water or more as required
  • Spring Onion Garnish
  • Cornstarch slurry 1 tbsp cornstarch + 1 tbsp water


  • Separate out the egg yolks from salted eggs.
  • Steam egg yolks for 10 minutes.
  • Cube tofu and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Mash egg yolks.
  • In a pan, add cooking oil and saute minced ginger for 10 seconds.
  • Cook the mashed egg yolks until it starts bubbling.
  • Add water, and braise the tofu in the salted egg yolk sauce for 10 minutes.
  • Cornstarch slurry in to thicken the sauce.
  • Serve with spring onion as garnish.