Szechwan eggplant & tofu
Eggplant Tofu Chinese Vegetables
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:26:03 AM. Recipe ID 60272. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Szechwan eggplant & tofu
Categories: Chinese, Vegetables
Yield: 4 Servings
3 tb Soy sauce
1/4 c Dry sherry or Chinese rice
1 tb White or brown sugar
1 tb Cider vinegar
3 tb Cornstarch
2 tb Peanut oil
1 md Onion, thinly sliced
1 lg Eggplant, cut into strips,
3/4 ts Salt
2 tb Minced garlic
1 tb Minced fresh ginger
1/4 ts Black pepper
Cayenne pepper to taste
3 Cakes firm tofu, cut into
8 Scallions: greens minced,
-whites in strips, keep
1 bn Cilantro, minced (optional)
SZECHWAN EGGPLANT & TOFU
Combine soy sauce, vinegar, sherry, sugar in a liquid-measuring cup.
Add enough water to make up to 1 cup. Place cornstarch in a small
bowl, pour in the liquid, pour on the liquid & whisk till dissolved.
Heat a large wok over a high flame. Add oil & onion & stir fry for
about a minute. Add eggplant & salt & stir fry for 8 to 10 minutes
till the eggplant is soft. Add garlic, ginger & black pepper &
cayenne. Cook a few minutes more.
Add tofu & scallion bottoms. Stir the bowl of liquid that has been
set aside & add to the wok. Mix well & stir fry for another few
minutes till the sauce is thickened.
Remove from the heat & serve over rice topped with scallion greens &
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