Taiwanese Fried Tofu

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This is an authentic Taiwanese side dish my vegetarian mother prepares. Tastes great with rice and other vegetables. Note: This is not a saucy dish.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
5
Yield:
5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package extra firm tofu

  • cup soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons Chinese black vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cut the tofu in half lengthwise down the top. Slice into squares 1/4 inch thick. Stir together the soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, and sugar in a small bowl, set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a large, nonstick pan over medium heat. Add garlic and green onions, and cook until fragrant, about 20 seconds. Brown tofu well on each side, then pour in sauce and cook until the sauce has been incorporated by the tofu, 2 to 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

230 Calories
17g Fat
7g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 230
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Sodium 1093mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 631mg 49%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 276mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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