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Tips To Crunchy & Juicy Taupok!

crunchy unicurd tofu puff recipes#Taupok (beancurd/tofu puff) is one of the most versatile food. You can use it in soup, top with fillings & steam/deep-fry or add to #Rojak (traditional fruit & vegetable salad dish commonly found in Malaysia, Singapore & Indonesia).

tips to crunchy juicy taupok, unicurd tofu puff recipeThis time, I’m gonna show you how to make this delicious dish with seafood & pork fillings using the Unicurd Tofu Puff that will titillate your taste buds.

bobo fish paste recipe, tips to crunchy juicy taupokThose days, we usually need to chop or blend the fish to make our own paste. But now, one can easily find Bobo Fish Paste conveniently packed in a container for the modern housewives.

The trick to make extra crispy Taupok is by turning over the skin before deep-frying. However, this will need some practice as the skin is very delicate & tend to tear easily. Do not be discouraged if this happens cause good food needs patience & skill.

150g prawns
100g fish paste
20g minced pork
12 Taupok
1 big Shitake mushroom
2 Water Chestnuts (diced)
1 Egg (white)
2 tsp Oyster sauce
1 tsp Corn flour
1 tsp Chinese wine
1 tsp Sesame oil
1 Sprig of parsley
Cooking oil for deep-frying
Salt & pepper to taste

  1. Dice mushroom.
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  3. Clean, devein & dice prawns. Mix all ingredients together except Taupok, chestnuts & parsley & marinade for about 15mins.
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  5. Add diced chestnuts & chopped parsley. Mix well.
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  7. Using a pair of scissors, open up 1 side of the Taupok, slowly working your way inside.
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  9. After making a hole in the beancurd, gently turn the skin inside out. It’s tricky, you’ll need practice.
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  11. When you’re done, stuff fillings until the brim.
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  13. Heat oil & deep-fry on medium fire to ensure fillings are thoroughly cooked. Presto! An extra crunchy Taupok appetizer for your mealtime, potluck or even as snacks!
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Are you fan of Taupok too? Have you tried this method of turning the tofu puffs inside out for a crunchier taste?


  1. I need some sweet chilli sauce to go with this. Looks so good. I like fried tofu of any kind.

  2. Great tips. I think it's so fun to make these and very delicious too. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Wow! sure look yummy and i'll try this one of this day.

  4. Penny, sosme of my guests can't go w/o chilli too. LOL!

    Mary & Deli S, thks! These are really fluffy & crunchy. I'm sure you gals will love it.

  5. Great tips and a recipe, love this!

  6. That's really awesome. A nice surprise inside. Thanks for the tips.

  7. So good, everthings are ready made! haha... Just do the final stuffing and deep frying.

  8. I love your cooking tips, Shirley! Thanks for sharing again. Have a blessed week, my dear :)


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