Tofu Sweet and Sour Tofu

posted by bill 02-17-100 8:44 PM

Sweet and Sour Tofu

375 G. firm tofu, drained and cubed into 3/4" cubes
1/4 Cup oil
1 clove garlic, sliced
200 g. green beans, sliced (1/2 lb.)
1 onion sliced
1 carrot sliced thinly
200 g. broccoli, sliced (1/2 lb.)
1 stick celery, sliced thinly
2 green onions, chopped
1 Tbsp. Tamarind sauce (or ketchup)
1 Tbsp. Fish sauce
2 Tbsp. Oyster sauce
1 Tbsp. Soy sauce
1 Tbsp. Sweet Chili sauce (Heinz® or other name-brand)
1 Tbsp. Tomato paste
2 Tbsp. Sugar
1 Tbsp. White vinegar
1/4 tsp. Ground star anise
1 tsp. Cornstarch
1 Cup water

Heat oil in wok, add garlic, cook 30 seconds, remove and discard garlic. Add tofu to wok and in batches, stir-fry gently until lightly browned. Remove from wok.

Add beans, onion and carrot, stir-fry until vegetables are almost tender. Add broccoli, celery and green onion, sauces, paste, sugar, vinegar and spice, stir fry 2 minutes.

Stir in tofu with blended cornstarch and water. Stir-fry gently until sauce boils and thickens slightly.

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