Chinese-Style Sautéed Tofu
- 4 (3-inch square) pieces tofu
- 4 cups oil
- 3 oz. ground pork
- 1 tsp minced ginger
- 1 Tbsp minced garlic
- 1 Tbsp hot bean paste
- 1 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp granulated sugar
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 1/2 cup soup stock
- 1 Tbsp cornstarch
- 2 Tbsp water
- Chopped green onions (for garnish)
Cut tofu into 1 1/2-inch square pieces, then cut each piece into 2 triangles. Pat dry.
Heat oil in a wok or large skillet. Fry tofu until golden brown. Remove tofu from pan and remove oil, leaving only 2 tablespoons. Add ground pork to skillet; fry until pink is gone. Add bean paste, garlic and ginger. Add soup stock, then add browned tofu. Cover and cook over low heat for 2 minutes.
Add salt and sugar; bring to a low boil. Make a paste of cornstarch and water; add to mixture and stir until thickened.
Serve garnished with green onions.Servings: 4 to 6
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