Asian Mushroom & Tofu Stir-fry
  • 100 gms minced pork
  • 1 block tofu, cubed
  • 1 can button mushrooms
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • chopped spring onions, to garnish
  • Marinade:
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • A bit of cornstarch
  • For the gravy:
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce**
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • cornstarch solution to thicken
  1. Mix the minced meat with the marinade ingredients.
  2. Heat a wok till hot, add 2 tbsp oil. Fry the chopped chilli, shallot, and garlic till fragrant.
  3. Add the marinated meat & stir fry till cooked
  4. Add the mushrooms, oyster sauce, and light soy sauce, stir-frying till everything is well mixed. Add the water.
  5. When the mixture starts to simmer, do a taste test and adjust if necessary. Add the tofu, and let the gravy come to a boil again.
  6. Gently mix the tofu with the mushrooms and meat. Thicken the gravy slightly with cornstarch solution.
  7. Garnish with spring onions. Serve hot with rice
This is a very simple stir fry dish for most Chinese families. Cos it is simple and yet delicious. *The button mushrooms can be substituted with other fresh mushrooms.