Vegetable Tofu Stir Fry

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Sep. 12, 2011

Ingredients

Dry sherry 2 2/3 Tablespoon (2 Tablespoons Plus 2 Teaspoons)
Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Ginger root 1/2 Teaspoon , grated
Ginger root 1/2 Teaspoon , grated and pared
Vegetable oil 1 1/3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
Tofu 1 Pound , cut into 1/2
Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs) , blanched
Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs) , diagonally sliced and blanched
Zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs) , sliced
Zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs) , diagonally sliced
Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs) , diced
Chinese pea pods 1 Cup (16 tbs) , stem ends and strings removed
Scallions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , sliced

Directions

MAKING

1) Combine together the sherry and cornstarch in a small bowl. Stir well to dissolve.

2) Add the sugar, salt, soy sauce and ginger root. Stir well and set aside.

3) Heat the oil in a wok or 12-inch non-stick skillet.

4) Add the tofu and cook, quickly stirring, for about 2 to 3 minutes.

5) Take the tofu out of the skillet and set aside.

6) To the skillets, add the carrots, Stir-fry for about 3 minutes.

7) Add all the remaining vegetables and continue to stir fry till the vegetables are soft-crisp. This takes about 4 to 5 addition minutes of cooking.

8) Add the sherry mixture and stir well. Continue to cook and stir till the mixture has thickened.

9) Put the tofu back in the skillet and cook till the tofu has thoroughly heated (2 to 3 minutes).

SERVING

10) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 772Calories from Fat 303

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 3293 mg137.21%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.7%

Dietary Fiber 13 g52%

Sugars 30 g

Protein 37 g74%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet