Basic information

Name: Sauteed firm tofu

Yield: 4

Categories china, vegetables



 6 medium
 Mushrooms; sliced
 24 oz
 Firm tofu
 2 medium
 Peppers, bell, green sliced thin
 2 Tbs
 1/2 tsp
 1 1/2 Tbs
 Soy sauce
 1 tsp
 Ginger; grated
 1 tsp
 Cornstarch; dissolved in 3T water
 1 small
 Onions; sliced thin
 1 small
 Carrot; cut into matchsticks
 1 Tbs
 1 Tbs
 Sugar, granulated
 1 Tbs


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