Stir, Fried, Tofu, Mushrooms

Recipe: Stir-Fried Tofu And Mushrooms

Ingredients:

  • 2 lb Tofu -=OR=- deep fried tofu ———-MARINADE———-
  • 2 tb Sake
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 2 tb Soy sauce ———MUSHROOMS———
  • 1 c Dried shiitake mushrooms,
  • soaked in warm water for — 30 minutes 1/2 c Vegetable oil
  • 1 tb Garlic, crushed ———SEASONINGS———
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 1 ts Sugar 4 ea Fresh chilies, seeded &
  • chopped 4 ea Green onions, diced

Instructions:

  1. If using regular tofu, it will need to be pressed & diced. If using deep-fried, dice it. Then, marinate the tofu for 5 minutes. Remove & reserve the marinade.
  2. Trim the mushrooms & quarter the caps. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok over high heat. Fry the tofu until it begins to change colour. Turn over & fry the other side, be careful not to break it. (If using deep-fried tofu, it won’t need as long for cooking).
  3. Remove tofu & saute garlic. Stir-fry until it begins to brown. Add the mushrooms & stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the marinade & stir-fry for a couple of minutes. Return the tofu to the wok with all the seasonings plus 1/4 c water. Cook for another 5 minutes. Add the green onions, cook 15 seconds & serve hot.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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