THIS AUTHENTIC CHINESE TOFU IS COVERED IN A DELICIOUS AND FLAVORFUL STICKY SAUCE. IT’S PACKED WITH TRADITIONAL ASIAN FLAVORS AND IS EASILY MADE IN 15 MINUTES. SERVED WITH RICE, THIS CHINESE TOFU RECIPE IS A PERFECT HEALTHY WEEKNIGHT DINNER.
– Block of firm Tofu – Vegetable oil – Stalk of green onion – Soy sauce or coconut aminos – Salt (or to taste) – Sugar (optional) – Oyster sauce (optional) – Water – Arrowroot starch or corn starch – Cilantro to garnish
In a large pot, over high heat, heat vegetable oil until shimmering. Add the white parts of the green onion, and saute until fragrant.
Turn the heat to medium and add soy sauce, oyster sauce (optional), salt, sugar (optional), and 1 cup of water. Bring it to a boil.
Cut the tofu into cubes and add to the boiling sauce. Lower the heat to medium-low, close the lid, and cook for 10 minutes.
Mix the arrowroot/corn starch with 2 tbs of water and pour into the tofu. Gently stir to mix the starch into the tofu. Cook until the sauce becomes sticky to preferred consistency.