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!


·      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


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!


  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!

  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.

  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.

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

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