Chinese Stir Fried Tofu

    Chinese Stir Fried Tofu

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    Tofu is blanched and then stir fried before being drizzled in a spicy homemade sauce in this Chinese favourite.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 500g firm tofu, cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 3 red chillies, julienned
    • salt, to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon chicken stock powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon finely diced spring onion
    • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Blanch the tofu in lightly salted boiling water. Drain and set aside.
    2. Heat the oil in a wok until hot. Add the tofu and fry until golden all over. Transfer to a serving dish.
    3. Make the sauce by combining the chillies, salt, chicken stock granules, vinegar, soy sauce and spring onion in a heat-safe bowl. Heat 2 teaspoons oil until very hot and pour into the bowl, mix well.
    4. Drizzle the sauce over the fried tofu and serve.
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    I'm not crazy about tofu, but this was unexpectedly tasty, even my meat-eating mother enjoyed it. I used rehydrated chilli flakes instead of fresh chilli peppers as I didn't have any to hand, and also omitted the chicken stock granules to make it suitable for vegans. I added some alfalfa sprouts, and extra spring onions. We ate it accompanied with rice, the sauce was really delicious. I'm sure I will make this again!  -  22 Dec 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)

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