Bok Choy With Tofu, Garlic and Ginger

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Recipe for bok choy and tofu with a flavorful sauce of garlic, ginger, sesame seed oil and Chinese 5-spice powder.

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  • Serves 2

Ingredients

    • 1/2 lb soft tofu, cut into 1/2? slices
    • 3/4 cup water
    • 2 tablespoons shoyu or tamari
    • 1/2 teaspoons 5-spice powder
    • 1 bok choy, large head
    • 2 garlic cloves
    • 4 slices fresh ginger root
    • 3 whole scallions
    • 1 tablespoons kuzu or arrowroot
    • 1 teaspoon sesame seed oil, unrefined
    • 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame seed oil

Instructions

Slice bok choy into bite size pieces, separated by green and white pieces. Place water, shoyu and 5-spice powder in bowl. Add tofu and marinate at least 30 minutes. Remove tofu from marinade and place on oiled cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes on one side, then turn and bake 10 minutes. on other side. Dissolve kuzu or arrowroot in 1/4 cup of the tofu marinade. Heat light sesame oil in wok or 4 quart pot. Add white parts of the bok choy, cover and steam over reduced heat for 5 minutes. Uncover and add rest of bok choy. Restir kuzu or arrowroot mixture and gradually pour it into the bok choy liquid over medium heat. Serve with toasted tofu.
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