Braised Tofu with Shiitake Mushrooms


  • 3/4 lbs tofu
  • 1 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp minced gingerroot
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 cup sliced fresh shiitake or button mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cups beef stock
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 scallions, coarsely chopped


Cut tofu into chunks and place in a flat dish with sides. In a small bowl, combine garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and vinegar. Pour marinade over tofu and toss to coat. Marinate for an hour.

Spoon tofu and marinade into large skillet and add mushrooms and stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, until tofu is cooked through and stock is reduced by half, 10 minutes.

Add sesame oiland serve hot, sprinkled with scallions.This makes a nice main dish when served over rice with a side dish of clear soup and a marinated vegetable salad.

Servings: 4
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member
Date: Jan, 13, 2000

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