Yuba is actually a bean curd sheet rolls dish, also known as “Vegetarian Goose” as it resembles goose meat. This dish is usually served as appetizer in Chinese restaurants, and consists of bean curd skins and fresh bamboo shoot. The Yuba is normally deep fried and has a crispy outer layer with different kinds of ingredients inside. With that, we prepared a recipe for Deep-fried Yuba for those who would like to have it a try!
Prepare this delicious dish at home by following the Deep-fried Yuba recipe below!
Ingredients (8 pieces):
- 8 slices dried yuba, each about 20cm square
- 60g nagaimo yam, peeled and finely diced
- 8 fresh shiitake mushroom, finely diced
- 15g carrot, peeled and finely chopped
- 1 tsp salt
dash white pepper
- 2 tbsp corn starch
- 2 tbsp all-purpose flour, dissolved in 2 tbsp water
vegetable oil, for deep-frying
- salt, for garnish
- Firstly, wrap each slice of dried yuba in a wet cloth, and leave for about 30 minutes until soft.
- Next, place the yam, shiitake, and carrot in a bowl, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and cornstarch, and mix well.
- Then, lay out yuba slices, divide the vegetables into 8 equal portions and place each portion on top of a yuba slice. Fold the yuba over to make rectangular envelopes, and seal using flour-and-water mixture. Preheat the oil to 170°C and deep-fry the envelopes until golden brown.
- Lastly, cut the yuba envelopes in half and arrange on a serving dish, garnished with salt. Enjoy!
There you have it, delicious appetizer to be served before a meal! If you find this recipe for Deep-fried Yuba useful, remember to subscribe to foodpanda magazine for more recipes of different cuisines.