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Braised Firm Tofu with Tomatoes


  • 300 g packet of firm Tofus

  • 3 small Tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons Peanut Oil

  • 5 cm piece of Ginger finely sliced

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons shao hsing wine

  • 2 tablespoons brown rice Vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce

  • 0.5 teaspoon Sesame Oil

  • 2 spring onions trimmed and cut into 5cm lengths

  • 1 Pinch of ground white pepper


  • 1.

    Cut tofu into 5 cm × 2.5 cm (2 in × 1 in) pieces and drain well on kitchen paper.

  • 2.

    Cut tomatoes in half lengthways, then cut each half into four wedges.

  • 3.

    Heat peanut oil in a hot wok until surface seems to shimmer slightly.

  • 4.

    Carefully add tofu and sear for 1 minute or until lightly browned, then turn over and sear other side.

  • 5.

    Add tomatoes and ginger and stir-fry for 2 minutes, being careful not to break up tofu.

  • 6.

    Add sugar and stir-fry for 1 minute until caramelised. Add shao hsing wine and stir-fry for a further minute.

  • 7.

    Stir through vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil and spring onions. Serve immediately, sprinkled with pepper.

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Posted by Pina MoschioneReport
i love this dish. i've made it twice now and it's just so good.