Spinach Tofu with Mushroom Sauce

Spinach Tofu Recipe

Recipe by 831c2bbed306d52121e560ed50646ca5?s=30&r=gTrish yee
This is a commonly seen dish in many Chinese restaurants. Tofu is super easy to make at home and it is very high in nutrients! If you are looking to make just egg tofu, you can omit the spinach. You can also get creative by infusing other ingredients into the tofu mixture!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 people
Calories 169 kcal


  • Steamer
  • Deep Fryer
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Spoons & Cups
  • Sieve



  • 200 g Unsweetened Soy Milk
  • 4 qty Eggs
  • 1/2 packet Spinach chopped finely
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp chicken Seasoning Powder

Mushroom Sauce:

  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 100 g Shijimei Mushrooms
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 100 g Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 tbsp Hua Diao optional
  • 1/2 tsp Corn Starch mixed with 1 tbsp Water


  • Beat the eggs with soy milk and add in the seasoning. Sieve the egg mixture and transfer to a steam proof rectangle bowl. Sprinkle chopped spinach over.
  • Steam at high heat for 15 mins.
  • Leave the tofu to chill completely before cutting into slices.
  • Prepare a wok for deep fry. Heat oil to 200C and carefully add in the tofu.
  • Deep fried till golden brown. Leave on a piece of paper towel to remove the excess oil.
  • In a saucepan, heat 1 tbsp oil. Add garlic fry till fragrant. Add in shijimei mushrooms and fry for 3 mins.
  • Add the oyster sauce, soy sauce, huatiao and chicken stock in. Simmer for couple mins.
  • Thicken with corn starch.
  • Pour the mushroom sauce over the tofu and serve!


  • Use UHT soy milk unsweetened 
  • Leave tofu to complete cool before slicing and deep frying 
  • Best to leave tofu overnight in fridge before using them to deep fry 


Calories: 169kcal
Keyword deep fried, healthy, vegetables
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