Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Clay Pot Seafood

Clay pot seafood is a simple but favorable dish that combines seafood, tofu, and vegetables for a hearty main dish that will keep you warm all day.




Prep time

15 min.

Cooking time

8 min.

Clay pot seafood ingredients.
Clay pot seafood ingredients. (Image: Jenny Low via Nspirement)


  • Prawns – 250 g (keep the tail, butterfly the back, wash clean)

  • Scallops – 150 g

  • Fish fillet 1 piece (cut into pieces)

  • Tofu – 300 g (1 box, cut into pieces)

  • Ginger – 2 slices

  • Spring onion – 2 stalks (use white lower section, sliced)

  • Broccoli – 1 (cut into pieces)

  • Carrot – 1 (sliced)

  • Button mushroom – 5 (cut into halves)

  • Oil – 3 tbsp

  • Water -1 and 1/4 cups

  • Tapioca flour – 1 and 1/4 tsp mix with 2 tbsp of water

  • Salt – 1/4 tsp

  • Sesame oil -1 tsp

  • Cooking wine – 1 tbsp

  • Pepper – 1 pinch


  • Marinate prawns, scallops, and fish with 1 tsp of wine and a pinch of salt for about 10 minutes.
  • Heat up oil in a wok. When it is hot, sauté the ginger and spring onion till fragrance.
  • Add in the marinated seafood and pan-fry on both sides. Remove and put aside when half cooked.
  • Add water and seasoning in a wok. Put in the broccoli, carrots, and mushrooms and cover the wok with a lid. When boiling, add tofu, seafood, and cover with the lid. (Do not stir). Boil for 3 minutes.
  • Carefully stir in tapioca flour water to thicken the gravy.
    Warm up the clay pot in the microwave for 1 minute then scoop the cooked seafood into it and serve.

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Jenny Low
Jenny is from Malaysia but lives in beautiful Melbourne Australia. When she isn't cooking up a storm in the kitchen, she enjoys spending the time to nurture her garden.

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