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Asian Home Recipe

Braised Bean Curd Recipe

Ingredients :

2 cakes

225 g

225 g

4 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoons

1 tablespoons

Bean curd (tofu)

Broccoli

Carrots

Oil

Salt

Sugar

Light soy sauce

Rice wine or dry sherry

Method :
  • Cut the bean curd into small pieces.

  • Cut the broccoli into florets.

  • Peel the stems and cut diagonally into small chunks.

  • Heat about half of the oil in a hot wok or frying-pan.

  • Add the bean curd pieces and shallow-fry on both sides until golden.

  • Remove and keep aside.

  • Heat the rest of the oil.

  • When very hot, stir-fry the broccoli and carrots for about 1 1/2 minutes.

  • Add the bean curd, salt, sugar, wine and soy sauce and continue stirring, add a little water if necessary.

  • Cook for 2-3 minutes if you like the broccoli and carrots to be crunchy.

  • If not, cook another minute or two.

  • This dish is best served hot.

 

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