Ingredients

  • Serves 1 person
  • 150 g firm bean curd (cubed)

  • 50 g dried shiitake mushrooms (rehydrated and quartered)

  • 20 g shallot (minced)

  • 20 g rice bran oil

  • 10 g cornflour

  • ⅛ tsp salt

  • 5 g spring onions (sliced)

     

  • sauce:

    10 g soy sauce

  • 5 g chu hao paste

  • 5 g chinese black vinegar

  • 8 g rice wine

  • 10 g honey

  • 10 g vegetarian oyster sauce

  • 100 g water/70 g

  • 2 g white pepper

     

  • sesame green beans:

    130 g green beans (cut into 4cm lengths)

  • 10 g vegetarian oyster sauce

  • 10 g soy sauce

  • 10 g garlic (minced)

  • 5 g sesame seeds

  • 10 g sesame oil

  • 1 pinch chilli flakes

Braised Tofu with Sesame Green Beans
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Braised Tofu with Sesame Green Beans

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A simple vegetarian dish that is low in fat and high in protein, this Braised Tofu with Sesame Green Beans is a healthy meal option with loads of flavor. Tofu cubes are cooked with mushrooms in a savory brown gravy and served alongside a portion of crunchy green beans topped with sesame seeds and chili flakes for a touch of heat. Enjoy it on its own for a light lunch or with rice for a more filling meal.
  • Easy
  • 20 min
  • 15 min
  • 15 min
  • 2 steps
  • 23 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 2 steps
  • 23 Ingredients
  • 20 min
  • 15 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Make the tofu

    • Heat the rice bran oil over medium heat in a frying pan.
    • When hot, add the tofu and cook gently till browned, turning.
    • Remove the tofu from the pan, then add the garlic, ginger and mushroom till fragrant, about 1 minute.
    • Mix all the sauce ingredients together, then add to the pan, with the tofu., simmering gently for 8 minutes.
    • Add 1 tablespoon of water to the cornflour, stir well and add to the pan.
    • When thickened, remove from the pan.
    Make the tofu


  2. Cook the beans

    • Using a clean pan, heat the sesame oil over medium heat.
    • Add the garlic, stir-fry till fragrant, then add the beans, and stir for 1 minute before adding the oyster sauce, say sauce, and sesame seeds.
    • Add a tablespoon of water to moisten the dish and cook till the beans are bright but tender. Remove from heat.
    Cook the beans


Plate and Serve!

Place the tofu and the beans side by side on a serving plate. Garnish the tofu with spring onions, and the beans with chilli flakes.

Plate and Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • Serves 1 person
    • 150 g firm bean curd (cubed)

    • 50 g dried shiitake mushrooms (rehydrated and quartered)

    • 20 g shallot (minced)

    • 20 g rice bran oil

    • 10 g cornflour

    • ⅛ tsp salt

    • 5 g spring onions (sliced)

       

    • sauce:

      10 g soy sauce

    • 5 g chu hao paste

    • 5 g chinese black vinegar

    • 8 g rice wine

    • 10 g honey

    • 10 g vegetarian oyster sauce

    • 100 g water/70 g

    • 2 g white pepper

       

    • sesame green beans:

      130 g green beans (cut into 4cm lengths)

    • 10 g vegetarian oyster sauce

    • 10 g soy sauce

    • 10 g garlic (minced)

    • 5 g sesame seeds

    • 10 g sesame oil

    • 1 pinch chilli flakes

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