September 10, 2010

Food Friday: Asparagus Tofu Stir Fry

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Asparagus Tofu Stir Fry

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This easy to prepare and yummy healthy dish has two of my favorite ingredients: silken tofu and asparagus. I crave for tofu when I've had too much meat and because I love it. It's a Filipino thing; we ♥ our tofu!;D

Asparagus Tofu Stir Fry
1 block extra firm silken tofu, cubed
2 tablespoons light olive oil, divided
½ pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 scallions, cut into half-inch pieces
1½ tablespoons soy sauce, more or less to taste
2 tablespoons dry sherry or rice wine
a pinch of red pepper flakes
¼ teaspoon cracked sichuan peppercorns
  • In a wok or large non-stick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil and pan fry the tofu until golden brown. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil and add scallions. Stir fry for 1 minute then add the asparagus. Stir fry for 1 minute. Add soy sauce, sherry, and red pepper flakes. Stir cook for 2 minutes or until half of the liquid has evaporated and asparagus is cooked but still crunchy.
  • Turn the heat off and sprinkle the sichuan peppercorns. Serve immediately over hot steamed rice.


maiylah said...

same here...i crave for tofu, too, when i feel that i've eaten too much meat. thanks for sharing the recipe! will try this soon...

yup, we do ♥ our tofu! :)

Unknown said...

That looks great. I have trying to push my family to eat more tofu but my husband tends to resist until I set it in front of him. He would love this recipe.

Midge said...

Oh, that looks like a perfect meal for meatless days. :)

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