Stir Fried Tofu with Soybeans and Ginger Tofu Recipe Video

Tofu is an ingredient that a lot of people are scared of which is a shame because it's a great source of non-animal protein. This week on Healthy Helpings TV, host Michelle Koen demystifies tofu, explaining the different kinds and how they can be used. Visit www.healthyhelpingstv.com for the full recipe.

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Cuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy

Ingredients

 Peanut oil1⁄4 Teaspoon (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Soybean80 Gram, frozen (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Cilantro1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Red chili1 Medium, chopped (hot red chili, for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Green chili1 Medium, chopped (mild green chili, for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Garlic clove1 Medium, chopped (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Salt1 Pinch (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Spicy marinated tofu100 Gram (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Vegetarian oyster sauce1 Tablespoon (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Chinese pickled radish1 Teaspoon (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Scallion1 Medium, chopped (for stir fried tofu with soybeans)
 Tofu1⁄4 Pound (for ginger tofu)
 Ginger1 Teaspoon, grated (freshly grated, for ginger tofu)
 Sesame oil1⁄4 Teaspoon (for ginger tofu)
 Soy sauce3⁄4 Tablespoon (for ginger tofu)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 625 Calories from Fat 218

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.5%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2050.6 mg85.4%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.2%

Sugars 27.6 g

Protein 42 g84.1%

Vitamin A 23.3% Vitamin C 147.5%

Calcium 48.3% Iron 88.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Stir Fried Tofu with Soybeans:

MAKING
1) In a non-stick wok, heat the peanut oil, then add the garlic, both chilies and salt. Stir fry for a few seconds until aromatic.
2) Then add the soybeans and Chinese pickled radish and stir fry for a few seconds.
3) Add the spicy marinated tofu and chopped scallions, then stir fry for a few seconds until thoroughly heated.
4) Then add the vegetarian oyster sauce and stir fry quickly for a few seconds.
5) Add the chopped cilantro, combine with the other ingredients and remove from heat.

SERVING
6) Serve the stir fried tofu with soybeans hot.

Ginger Tofu :

GETTING READY
1) Finely grate a pieceof fresh ginger.
2) Finely chop a scallion.

MAKING
3) Place the tofu on a serving plate and top with freshly grated ginger.
4) Then top the tofu with the finely chopped scallion.
5) In a small bowl, combine the sesame oil and soy sauce together.
6) Drizzle the soy sauce mixture over the tofu.

SERVING
7) Garnish with a few pieces of scallion and serve.

Editors Review

Stir Fried Tofu with Soybeans and Ginger Tofu, both these tofu dishes are healthy. A must try as they are easy to make and so full of nutrition. Chef Michelle has made it in a pretty simple way, there cannot be anything easier than this. These are highly recommended for a meatless day to get you daily proteins.

Comments

khau_khan profile page

khau_khan says :

the best tofu i had was in a vietnamese restaurant named Monsoon in the upper west side of manhattan Bon Appetite!
Posted on: 3 July 2007 - 7:42pm
khau_khan profile page

khau_khan says :

the best tofu i had was in a vietnamese restaurant named Monsoon in the upper west side of manhattan Bon Appetite!
Posted on: 3 July 2007 - 7:42pm
khau_khan profile page

khau_khan says :

the best tofu i had was in a vietnamese restaurant named Monsoon in the upper west side of manhattan Bon Appetite!
Posted on: 3 July 2007 - 7:42pm
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Ganesh Dutta says :

casting is very entertaining!
Posted on: 1 July 2007 - 12:42pm
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