Asian Mushroom & Tofu Stir-fry
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INGREDIENTS
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  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
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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.