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Chinese Salt & Pepper Tofu

Chinese Salt and Pepper Tofu (20-min. Recipe)

christieathome
Chinese Salt & Pepper Tofu. A delicious way to elevate your tofu with Asian flavours. Perfect as a side dish for dinner or lunch. Ready in 20 minutes.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4
Calories per serving 680 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 600 grams tofu extra firm, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • tsp ginger  chopped
  • 1 red chili pepper sliced
  • 2 stalk green onion chopped
  • 1 tsp cane sugar
  • 1.5 tbsp Dry Sherry Wine
  • 3 tbsp Avocado oil for frying
  • Salt and Pepper to taste to taste

Marinade:

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together your marinade ingredients.
  • Pat dry your diced tofu. Add tofu to the marinade and mix. Allow this to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Then in a hot pan set over medium heat, add avocado oil.
  • To the pan, add in your battered tofu several pieces at a time, draining the excess batter back into the bowl. Fry your tofu until golden brown on each side.
  • Finally, add in garlic, ginger, red chili, cane sugar, green onions, and dry sherry over your tofu. Quickly stir fry together. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!
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Nutrition
Calories: 680kcal | Carbohydrates: 113g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 601mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 229IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 293mg | Iron: 8mg
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
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