Braised Tofu

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Tofu is braised with shiitake and white mushrooms, carrot, green onions, snap peas, ginger root and a touch of sesame oil.
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Ingredients

    • 1 pkg (14oz) House Premium or Organic Tofu, Medium or Soft
    • 4 dried shiitake mushrooms soaked
    • 5 white mushrooms canned
    • 1 large carrot cooked
    • 2 green onions
    • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
    • 2 Tbsp frozen snap peas or edamame
    • 5 slices ginger root
    • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 1/2 cup chicken stock
    • 1 tsp cornstarch (mix with 1 Tbsp water as paste)
    • 1/2 tsp sesame oil

Instructions

Cut Tofu into 10 square pieces. Cut shiitake mushrooms into half and white mushrooms into three pieces. Slice carrot thinly. Cut green onions into 2-inch pieces. 

Heat 2 Tbsp oil in wok. Fry Tofu until golden brown. 

Slide Tofu to the side of wok. Add green onions, shiitake mushrooms, and ginger. Fry until aroma emerges. 

Add soy sauce, sugar, and stock. Cover and cook over medium heat until Tofu absorbs the flavor. 

Add carrots, white mushrooms and snap peas in wok. Thicken with cornstarch paste and splash sesame oil on top. Serve hot.
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