Sunday, February 6, 2011

韭菜炒豆乾/Sautéed Chives with Dried Tofu

This Sautéed Chives with Dried Tofu is a quick, easy and healthy side dish that takes only10 minutes to make.  According to traditional Chinese herbal medicine, chives help treating kidney illness and it’s 100% natural!


Ingredients:

·      7 oz flavoured dried tofu
·      10 oz Chinese chives
·      1½ tbsp olive oil
·      ½ tsp salt
·      1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
·      ¼ tsp sugar

Directions:

In a nonstick medium saucepan or a wok, heat oil over medium-high heat.  Add tofu and soy sauce.  Stir until it is evenly brown – about 3 minutes.  Add chives, salt and sugar.  Keep stirring for about 6 minutes until all the chives are soft and tender.  Transfer to a serving plate.  Now you are done!



5 comments:

  1. hi kelly! i recently found this recipe and made it myself and its delicious! thank you for sharing! =) i want to learn more about healthy chinese cooking and your rceipes are easy and healthy!

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  2. Thanks for the compliments! I'm glad that you enjoyed this dish! Let me know if you have any questions about my recipes and please do keep coming back as I will have new recipe updates frequently.

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  3. Tofu, also known as soy bean curd, aside from being tasty, is known to be a great source of protein, calcium, vitamin E, and is low in fat. I've integrated different tofu recipes in my diet and your recipe right here is a fine addition to my list. Thanks for this!

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  4. Dried tofu works well with the sauteed chives for added taste.

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  5. I grow my own chinese chives, & will try this recipe
    look great. Thanks

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