Bean Curd Rolls Recipe


Great dish of rolls filled with carrot, asparagus, bamboo shoots, dates and green onions. Ginkgo nuts add extra flavor.

Step 1

Cover rice with warm water & soak for 30 minutes. Drain. Line the inside of a steamer with a damp cheesecloth. Place rice on cheesecloth. Then cover & steam the rice over boiling water for 30 minutes. Set aside.

Step 2

Meanwhile, cover mushrooms with warm water & soak for 30 minutes. Drain well. Cut off & discard stems. Thinly slice caps. Set aside.

Step 3

Place a wok over high heat till hot. Add oil, swirling to coat sides. Add garlic & cook, stirring for 10 seconds. Add carrot & asparagus & stir fry for 2 minutes. Add reserved mushrooms, bamboo shoots, nuts, dates, onions, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice wine or sherry & sesame oil. Stir fry for 2 minutes. Add rice & mix well. Transfer to a bowl & set aside.

Step 4

To make rolls, spread about 2 heaping tablespoonfuls of filling diagonally across a bean curd sheet. Keep remaining sheets covered to prevent drying. Fold bottom corner over filling to cover, then fold over right & left corners. Roll over once to enclose filling. Brush sides & top of triangle with flour & water mixture. Fold over to seal. Cover filled rolls with a damp cloth while preparing the rest of the rolls.

Step 5

Place a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add 1 to 2 tb oil. Add rolls two at a time & cook for 2 minutes on each side, or till golden brown. Transfer to a heat proof dish & keep warm in a 200F oven while cooking remaining rolls.

To serve, cut each roll into thirds.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Uncooked shortgrain rice
  • 6ea Dried Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1tb Vegetable oil
  • 1ea Garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2sm Carrot, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 3ea Asparagus tips, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/4c Slivered bamboo shoots
  • 1/4c Ginkgo nuts, optional
  • 2ea Pitted dates, chopped
  • 2ea Green onions, sliced
  • 1tb Hoisin sauce
  • 2tb Soy sauce
  • 2ts Rice wine ( sake ) /dry sherry
  • 2ts Sesame oil
  • 6ea Dried bean curd sheets, soaked for a few minutes
  • 1tb Flour mixed with 1 tb water
  • 6tb Vegetable oil

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