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Jen's tofu stir-fry is named after my niece because she requests this dish every time she is over. Simple and delicious, it's definitely a family comfort food dish.
Recipe type: Tofu
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: Serves 4
  • 1 teaspoon of cooking wine
  • 1 teaspoon of cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon of sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon of light soy sauce
  • A pinch of ground white peppercorn
  • ½ cup of thinly sliced lean pork
  • 1.5 cup thinly sliced spiced tofu
  • 1.5 cup of thinly sliced long hot green peppers or bell peppers (use the long hot green pepper if you can take the heat)
  • 1 cup of thinly sliced celery
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons cooking wine
  • White pepper
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  1. Combine the marinade ingredients with the pork and allow to sit for 15 minutes while you prep the other ingredients. Slice the tofu, peppers, and celery.
  2. In the wok, heat 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir-fry the spiced tofu for a couple minutes until browned slightly. Set aside.
  3. Heat another tablespoon of oil and stir fry the peppers for about a minute. Dish out and set aside. Do the same with the celery.
  4. Add another tablespoon of oil to the wok, keeping it over high heat. Stir-fry the marinated pork until brown. Then add in cooked tofu, peppers, and celery. Immediately add salt to taste, 1 teaspoon of sesame oil, 1 tablespoon of cooking wine, white pepper, and a teaspoon of soy sauce. Stir-fry everything together for another couple minutes until combined. Plate and serve with rice!
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