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Hot & Spicy Stir Fried Tofu! with Mushroom Healthy Recipe | Mevolife

Nowadays there is an increasing demand of tofu. Normally it is considered as a healthier replacement of regular cottage cheese, but there is actually more to know about this super soybean product. Tofu was basically originated in China and has a wet texture and is smooth, soft and spongy. Not only the soybean product is full of calcium, iron, magnesium, vitamin E and is cholesterol free, but it is extremely low on fat and calories too. Today, we planned to make a dish with tofu as the key ingredient. The dish in not only packed with healthy nutrients, but is extremely tasty as well. Try it out now –

Ingredients

Diced firm tofu – 12 oz

Chopped scallion – 3/4 cup

Minced fresh ginger – 1 tbsp

Dried shiitake Mushrooms – 4

Sliced sauteed onion – 1/2 cup

Dried arame or hijki (optional) – 1 tbsp

Soy sauce – 2 tbsp

Rice wine – 2 tbsp

Red chilli flakes – A pinch

Chopped green chilli – 1

Salt & white pepper – As per taste

Method

1. Soak dried shiitake mushrooms in 1/2 cup water until soft. Slice, removing the stem. Retain mushroom soaking water.

2. Place tofu on paper towels to drain some of the moisture while you prepare the other ingredients.

3. Rinse and soak sea vegetables in warm water while preparing rest of ingredients. Squeeze out excess water before adding.

4. Add the mushroom water to a skillet and bring to a boil. Add ginger, sea vegetables, mushrooms, scallion, wine, and tofu, and simmer for 10 minutes.

5. Add soy sauce, sauteed onions, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes & serve.

Nutritional info

Serves – 4; Serving size – 3/4 cup

Calories per serving 110kcal, Fat 3g, Fiber 2g, Sugar 2g, Protein 8g, Sodium 300mg, Potassium 120mg

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