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Braised Tofu with Chinese Mushroom
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
18 mins
A very addictive braised tofu with sweet basil.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese cuisine
Keyword: Braised, mushroom, tofu
Servings: 2
Calories: 417 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 box of regular firm tofu
  • 3-5 dried shiitake mushroom , re-hydrated
  • 2 garlic cloves , sliced
  • 1/2 thumb ginger , sliced
  • 2 scallions , cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup of oil
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. rock sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. black vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. oyster sauce
  1. Firstly cut tofu into triangle or square (around 1.5cm thick) and then fry until both sides become golden brown. And then transfer out.
  2. Heat oil and fry garlic, scallion and ginger pieces over slow fire until aroma.
  3. And then fry mushroom slices for 2-3 minutes, return fried tofu, add all the seasonings and simmer for 4-5 minutes. Add fresh sweet basil leaves in the last minute.
Nutrition Facts
Braised Tofu with Chinese Mushroom
Amount Per Serving
Calories 417 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 759mg33%
Potassium 135mg4%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 2.5mg3%
Calcium 134mg13%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.