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) image placeholder

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
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member