Chinese Style Sauteed Firm Tofu

Chinese Style Sauteed Firm Tofu Recipe

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Comfort food of the first order! Make into a sandwich with pita bread and more mushrooms and onions and ginger...yummy!


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  • 24 oz
    tofu, firm
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 small
    onion, thinly sliced
  • 6
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small
    carrots, 1/4 x 2
  • 2
    green bell peppers, julienned
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water

How to Make Chinese Style Sauteed Firm Tofu


  1. Cut tofu crosswise into pieces the shape of French-fried potatoes.
  2. Heat a wok, coat with oil and sprinkle on the salt.
  3. Add onion, then the mushrooms, stir frying each over high heat for about 30 seconds.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  5. Add carrot, green pepper and tofu in that order, sauteeing each for about 1 minute.
  6. Reduce heat to low and add sake, soy sauce, ginger, sugar and water. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Stir in dissolved cornstarch and simmer 30 seconds for another 30 seconds.

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