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Hotplate Tofu with Prawns, Fuss-Free Home Cooking! ( 铁板豆腐虾 )

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One of the best things about cooking at home is that family can sit together and enjoy nutritious food while having a nice conversation.

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Our recent meal was a scrumptious Hotplate Tofu with Prawns ( 铁板豆腐虾 ), along with other dishes that made up our 3 Dishes 1 Soup meal ( 三菜一汤 ) for my family of three:
  • Papaya Pork Rib Soup ( 木瓜排骨湯 )
  • Pan-Fried Teriyaki Cod Fish ( 日式香煎鳕鱼 )
  • Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork ( 肉碎苦瓜船 )
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With online grocery shopping these days, everything becomes so convenient with your daily needs delivered straight to your home. Friendly delivery staff coupled with fresh food that arrives in a cooler box is why I love shopping with PurelyFresh.

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Fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood and meat, and even household essentials, PurelyFresh carries quite a variety. If you noticed, I am cooking more often these days since I no longer need to queue at supermarkets and carry my heavy purchases home.

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My experience with PurelyFresh by far has been a satisfying one. In fact, I had received couple of pleasant surprises with stuff like complimentary fruits. In this order, I was given Seedless Black Grapes ( 黑葡萄 ), Nam Shui Li/Oriental Pear ( 南水梨 ) and Dole Papaya ( 小木瓜 ). It is these little gestures that make shopping at PurelyFresh a desirable one.

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With the Grey Prawns ( 灰虾 ), Pork Minced Meat ( 碎肉 ), Unicurd Egg Tofu ( 蛋豆腐 ), Red Chilli ( 红辣椒 ) and Spring Onion ( 葱 ) from PurelyFresh, I made this Hotplate Tofu ( 铁板豆腐 ). For those who can't take pork, simply replace with chicken instead.

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Hotplate Tofu is one of the very popular Chinese cuisines in Asia and a hot favourite too. If you don't have a hotplate to make this yummy dish, just use any metal pan like this one that I have bought from #Daiso for just $2! The result is just as delicious minus all that the sizzling.

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My secret weapon? The Lee Kum Kee XO Sauce with Dried Scallops! It is just one of those sauces that you have to stock up in your kitchen!

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250g Prawns
2 Egg Tofu
50g Minced Pork
2 Eggs ( beaten )
1 sprig Spring Onion (chopped)
½ tsp Minced Garlic
½ Red Chilli ( chopped )
1 tbsp Olive Oil

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Pork Marinade:
½ tsp Sesame Oil
½ tsp Oyster Sauce
Pinch of Minced Ginger
Pinch of Corn Flour
Dash of Pepper

Prawns Marinade:
Pinch of Salt and Pepper
Pinch of Corn Flour

XO Sauce Mixture:
1 tbsp Lee Kum Kee XO Sauce with Dried Scallops
1 tsp Chinese Cooking Wine ( 花雕酒 )
½ tsp Oyster Sauce
30ml Chicken Broth

    how to butterfly prawns
  • Remove prawn heads and cut away whiskers. Set aside for other uses such as making stock. Remove shells and devein prawns. Butterfly and rinse thoroughly, then marinate for about 15 minutes.
  • Rinse pork and marinate for 30 minutes.
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  • Slice tofu in equal thickness accordingly to your liking and deep fry till golden brown. Drain and set aside.
  • purelyfresh minced meat recipe chinese cooking
  • Heat oil in pan and sautéed garlic till fragrant. Add prawns and fry till they turn pink. Remove and add pork. Stir fry till fragrant. Remove and set aside.
  • how to cook hotplate tofu minced pork
  • Lay your tofu neatly on pan, lower heat then pour the beaten eggs evenly. Throw in prawns and pork, and then drizzle the Lee Kum Kee XO Sauce over. Cover and let it cook for about 2 minutes.
  • lee kum kee xo sauce hotplate tofu recipe
  • Sprinkle spring onions and chillies, top with more minced pork (optional), and serve your delicious home-made Hotplate Tofu with Prawns ( 铁板豆腐虾 )!
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Indulge in every bite of these soft egg tofu with the tasty spicy XO Sauce with dried scallops! I will be back with the rest of the recipes so watch this space!

* This is a sponsored post by PurelyFresh. The author only recommends products or services she uses personally which she believes to be beneficial for her readers. Views and opinions expressed in this blog are purely by the author.

** This is a scheduled post as I am currently travelling around Eastern Europe for two weeks. Thanks so much for coming by Luxury Haven and sharing with us your thoughts! I shall pop by your blog if time permits or will resume my blog hopping when I return. xoxo


  1. The on-line concept is truly convenient and I see the delicious hotplate dish.

  2. Must be a dish that goes well with rice! Love that extra touch of XO sauce Shirley!

  3. I love the look of your tofu hot plate! Thoughts prawns are irresistible!

  4. Wow, so delicious, Shirley :)))


  5. everything look amazing. I love ordering online.

  6. I love the online concept, Shirley, and your dish looks delicious! The produce looks fresh and tasty and I love their bags!

  7. One of these days I will be on your doorstep "begging" for just a taste of your home cooking Shirley!!! Your family meal looks simply amazing!!! I am so intrigued by that tofu I could just jump through the screen!

    I haven't hopped on the online grocery shopping wagon yet, but I am looking into it! Marion and I don't require very much and it seems to me online grocery shopping would be a breeze especially in nasty weather. Little surprises are a nice touch too. Sounds like you've found a happy balance:)

    Of course, you have made me hungry for your meal but I forgive you, for now:) Thanks so much for sharing, Shirley....

    P.S. I'm back from my surprise vacation and am going to try to post about it the next couple of days:)

    1. Louise, I would love to have you & Marion as my guests anytime! Online shopping is great especially for heavy & bulky stuff like laundry detergents. Welcome back, dear! Looking fwd to your lovely posts! xoxo

  8. they look so so good! maybe i can try next time :D

  9. This looks so yummy! Would love to try it!

    I'm following you on GFC :)

  10. I wish this service existed in my is so practical. I love cooking but I hate wasting time in supermarkets and stores. This would be perfect for me:)...Thanks for sharing!

    As always, I'm very much impressed with your cooking skills....Can I invite myself for dinner ?;);)

    1. Sure, anytime! Love having you as my guest too, Ivana :D

  11. Love the look of your meal and the presentation is lovely!!

  12. I love this food <3
    Have a lovely weekend!:)

  13. yummy!! that looks really delicious :D xoxo

  14. I absolutely love online shopping Shirley. Looks like you got some delicious food xoxo

  15. Hello,

    So amazing ! :D


  16. Very convenient to enjoy the service of Pure Fresh.

  17. great post for the hot plate dish...shall keep your cooking idea for my home cooking anytime.

  18. I love eating tofu! Those shrimps look so fresh too!

  19. Looking delicious!
    Have a nice evening!
    Photographer Gil Zetbase

  20. They tofu looks delicious especially with the prawns! I love prawns! Haha...

  21. Hi Shirley, We're in the process of moving our blogspot over to a wordress platform. Please come take a look and tell me what you think. We're still working out the kinks and learning a new system so all feedback is much appreciated. Monica:

    1. That's so cool, Monica! Been wanting to move to wordpress in the longest time, but just haven't gotten to it. Lol! Going over now..........

  22. The delivery service sounds fab - online grocery shopping is the best! x

    The Belle Narrative

  23. Your hotplate tofu looks good!! I love it!

  24. what an awesome delivery service. food looks yummy!

  25. this recipe wonderful, delish food
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  26. Your hot plate prawn toufu is so enticing!

  27. drooling over this one! It looks extremely yummy! ^.^

  28. MMM can i come for dinner :) I hope you had a great week so far

    Check out my new Christmas inspiration post !

    have a fab day :)

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  29. Hungry..liao..haha... is a yummy dish!


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