Tofu and Mushrooms Recipe

Tofu and Mushrooms Recipe
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Tofu and Mushrooms is a traditional Chinese delicacy. Learn how to make/prepare Tofu and Mushrooms by following this easy recipe.
Tofu and Mushrooms Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 271
  • 1½ tbsp Peanut Oil
  • 3 cups (about 8 oz) quartered Shiitake Mushroom Caps
  • ½ cup Carrot (chopped)
  • ½ cup Green Onions (minced)
  • 2 tbsp fresh Ginger (peeled and minced)
  • 1 Garlic Clove (minced)
  • 1 cup fat-free, less-sodium Chicken Broth
  • 5 tbsp low-sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Sake/ Rice Wine
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Sambal Oelek (Chili Paste)
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tsp Water
  • 1 tsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 (12.3 oz) package extra-firm Silken Tofu (drained and cut into ½-inch cubes)
  • 2 cups hot cooked Brown Rice
How to make Tofu and Mushrooms:
  • Place a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and heat peanut oil.
  • Add mushrooms, carrot, green onions, ginger and garlic. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken broth, soy sauce, sake, sugar and sambal oelek. Stir well.
  • Cover the skillet and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Take a mixing bowl and combine together cornstarch, water and rice vinegar. Whisk well to blend.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture to the mushroom mixture. Stir well and boil it.
  • When the mixture starts boiling, cook for another 1 minute until thick, stirring continuously.
  • Remove from heat and add the tofu cubes. Cover and allow to stand for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer brown rice onto a serving plate.
  • Pour the tofu mixture over the rice and serve hot.