Chinese-style Vegetarian Sausage


10 sheets tofu skin
8 pieces cotton strings


1/4 cup dark soy sauce
1 tbsp light soy sauce
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp sesame oil
2-1/2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp mushroom essence
1 cup water


  1. Cut 2 pieces tofu skin into 8 quarters.
  2. Cut remain tofu skin in small pieces. Sprinkle with 3 tbsp water.
  3. Bring the seasoning to boil in a saucepan. Turn off heat and mix in the small tofu skin pieces. Mix well as filling.
  4. Divide filling into 8 portions.
  5. Add 1 portion of filling on each tofu skin quarter. Form into a roll. Tie tightly at intervals with cotton string.
  6. Steam on a greased bamboo steamer for half hour.
  7. Remove string when the sausages cool, glaze with sesame oil. Serve hot or cold in slices.

Makes 8 sausages.

Source: Chinese Vegetarian Dishes