Chicken Puffed Tofu Stew with Rice

Published November 7, 2014 by Ninik Becker

Chicken Puffed tofu with rice

Chicken Puffed Tofu Stew with Rice.

Chicken puffed tofu stew with rice

Another alternative of rice and spicy dish. I use chicken wings which I cut into small pieces and boiled skinless chicken breast and thighs that I roughly shredded. The bones I boiled to make quick stock.

Chicken puffed tofu stew

As usual, Indonesian dishes mostly use complete seasoning creating full flavor dish that perfect to serve with smoking hot steamed rice.

Chicken Tofu Puff Stew

Basically Indonesian home-cooked dishes always using fresh-making seasoning, in this days people want to be more convenience by using powdered seasoning for fast and hassle-free reasons. Actually the taste is not so much different but most people still prefer using the fresh one to get perfect delicious dishes.


Ingredients :

  • 2 chicken wings, small pieces
  • 1 whole skinless chicken breast +thighs, boiled & roughly shredded
  • 100 g puffed tofu (ready-made)
  • 1 medium red tomato, cubed
  • half Napa cabbage, roughly slice
  • handful broccoli, florets
  • 1 stalk spring onion

Seasoning :

  • 5 large red chilli+1 cm ginger+3 shallots, each sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic+2 candlenuts+1 cm turmeric, smashed
  • 500 ml home-made chicken stock (from the bones)
  • 2-3 tbsp oyster sauce+1 tbsp Kecap Manis
  • 2 lime leaves+2 lemongrass, crushed the white part
  • salt & pepper
  • oil
  • steamed rice to serve


Method :

  • Heat oil, sautĂ© the sliced seasoning.
  • Stir in the smashed seasoning to combine.
  • Add the remaining seasoning+puffed tofu+chicken.
  • Cook until chicken turned color and then add oyster sauce+Kecap Manis+stock. Bring to boil.
  • Lower the heat, simmer until chicken cooked all the way through.
  • Higher the heat, add Napa cabbage+tomato+broccoli+spring onion and cooked until cabbage+broccoli cooked.
  • Adjust the taste.

Chickn puffed tofu stew

Transfer into serving dish.

Chicken puffed tofu stew

Serve with steamed rice and other side dishes.

Chicken puffed tofu stw with rice

Selamat makan !



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