Spicy Szechuan Tofu

Recipe: Spicy Szechuan Tofu

Ingredients:

  • 24 oz Soft tofu
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 1 ts Minced fresh ginger
  • 1 ea Garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tb Chopped scallions
  • 1 tb Szechuan hot bean paste
  • 1 tb Tamari
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1/2 c Stock
  • 1/2 tb Cornstarch dissolved in 2 tb water 1 ts Sesame oil
  • 2 dr Hot chili oil
  • 1/4 ts Szechuan peppercorn powder

Instructions:

  1. Drain & rinse tofu. Drain again. Cut into 1 inch square pieces. Set wok over high flame & add oil. When hot, add ginger, garlic & 2 tb scallions, cook for 30 seconds.
  2. Add hot bean paste & tofu. Stir gently. Add tamari, salt, sugar & stock, bring to a full boil.
  3. Thicken with cornstarch. Add sesame oil, chili oil & peppercorn powder.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining scallions & serve with brown rice.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)