Tofu Steak Recipe

by Hoohla
Tofu Steak Recipe

Tofu Steak Recipe is simple summer cooking. On hot days the lesser time one spends in the kitchen, the better! This tofu recipe is very easy and delicious.

Though it uses chili bean sauce, it doesn’t have a very strong spicy taste and goes very well with minced meat and fried tofu.

For Tofu Steak Recipe you need to take soft tofu, Chinese chili bean Paste ”Dou Ban Jiang”, minced pork, garlic, sugar, sake, light soy sauce, oil, pepper.

Place the tofu between two sheets of kitchen towel. Use a larger flat-surface weight (heavy plate) and place it on top of the tofu. Leave it for 5 mins. Then cut tofu into four rectangles.

Just before frying, pat dries all surface with a kitchen towel again. Heat up oil in a pan. Shallow fry the tofu till brown on all sides. Set aside.

Using the same pan, add in the garlic and stir fry till fragrant. Add the minced pork and stir fry pork for 2 minutes to prevent it from sticking together. Add the Chilli Bean Paste, sake, light soy sauce and pepper. Stir fry to mix well for 5 minutes till the sauce runs thick.

To serve, place the tofu pieces on a plate and scoop the minced pork and sauce on top of each piece of tofu.

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Tofu Steak Recipe

Tofu Steak Recipe
  • Author: Hoohla
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Japanese
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Ingredients

  • 1 Silken/Soft Tofu
  • 2 tablespoon Chinese Chili Bean Paste
  • 200gram minced pork
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sake
  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • Cooking Oil
  • Dash of pepper

Instructions

  • Remove the tofu from its box and discard the water. Carefully place the tofu between two sheets of kitchen towel. Use a larger flat-surface weight (i.e. heavy plate) and place it on top of the tofu. Leave it for 5 mins till all the water are carefully absorbed by the towel. Then cut tofu into four squares/rectangles.
  • Just before frying, pat dries all surface with a kitchen towel again. Heat up oil in a pan. Shallow fry the tofu till brown on all sides. Set aside.
  • Using the same pan, add in the garlic and stir fry till fragrant. Add the minced pork and stir fry pork for 2 minutes to prevent it from sticking together.
  • Add the Chilli Bean Paste, sake, light soy sauce and dash of pepper. Stir fry to mix well for 5 minutes till the sauce runs thick.
  • To serve, place the tofu pieces on a plate and scoop the minced pork and sauce on top of each piece of tofu.

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