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Braised Chinese Vegetables

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  Dried chinese mushrooms 1⁄4 Ounce (10 Gram)
  Straw mushrooms 3 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Sliced bamboo shoots 3 Ounce, drained (75 Gram)
  Mangetouts 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Tofu 14 Ounce (1 Packet)
  Chinese leaves 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Vegetable oil 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Light brown sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Light soy sauce 15 Milliliter
  Sesame oil 5 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

1. Soak the Chinese mushrooms in cold water for 20-25 minutes, then rinse and discard the hard stalks, if any. Cut the straw mushrooms in half lengthways, if they are large, keep them whole, if they are small. Rinse and drain the bamboo shoot slices. Top and tail the mangetouts. Cut the tofu into about 12 small pieces. Cut the Chinese leaves into small pieces about the same size as the mangetouts.
2. Harden the tofu pieces by placing them in a wok of boiling water for about 2 minutes. Remove and drain.
3. Discard the water and heat the oil in the wok. a saucepan or a flameproof casserole. Lightly brown the tofu pieces on both sides. Remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
4. Stir-fry all the vegetables in the wok or pan for about 1 1/2 minutes, then add the tofu, salt, sugar and soy sauce. Continue stirring for 1 minute, then cover and braise for 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame oil and serve.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 879 Calories from Fat 633

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109.8%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3545.4 mg147.7%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.3%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 29 g58.8%

Vitamin A 164.7% Vitamin C 196.4%

Calcium 41.8% Iron 41.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Braised Chinese Vegetables Recipe