In part 1 of this 3 part mini Chinese
vegetarian food series we made carrot asparagus soup.
Now we go on to make the vegetarian stir fry recipe
- tofu stir fry onions.
In Chinese vegetarian food and cooking,
tofu is one of the most commonly used "meat replacement"
ingredient. Made from soy, tofu is an excellent source
of protein - without all the saturated fat of meats.
There are several types of tofu. The kind we will
use for stir frying is firm tofu, or pressed tofu.
here for various ways of cooking tofu in Chinese vegetarian
Chinese Vegetarian Recipe #1: Tofu Stirfry Onions
Firm tofu - 250g (thinly slice)
White onion - 1 (thinly slice)
Green onions - 2 (cut into 2 inch strips)
Red chilies - 2 to 4 (diced)
Garlic - 3 (diced)
Salt and pepper (add to taste)
Satay sauce - 1 teaspoon
Oil - 3 to 4 tbsps
Heat the oil to high, and add
in garlic and red chilies.
Add in the tofu, and white onions.
Add salt and pepper, and satay sauce.
Stir and cook for 2 to 4 minutes
until everything is cooked. Then add in the green
onions. Stir for 30 seconds, and dish up.
You see how easy this is? Chinese vegetarian
food is simple! You can probably cook this dish in
maybe 10 to 15 minutes. So counting, we've used about
20 to 25 minutes so far. Not bad huh? Over
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