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Thursday, 5 May 2011

Stir-Fried Tofu, Zucchini and Mushroom

Stir-Fried Tofu, Zucchini and Mushroom

This dish has a rather unconventional ingredients for a Chinese style stir fry as it has zucchini in it LOL. I was trying to clear half of each of the green and yellow zucchini after making the Beef and Guinness Stew and so this was how this dish came about. Surprisingly this stir fry turned out very well with the zucchini oozing it's natural sweetness and I loved those charred bits on them plus the crunch on each bite of the zucchini slices.

Stir-Fried Tofu, Zucchini and Mushroom

1/2 of a medium sized green zucchini, cut lengthwise before slicing into about 1/2 to 1 cm thickness
1/2 of a medium sized yellow zucchini, sliced as above
1 piece firm tofu, cut into thin squares
2 stalks of eryngii mushrooms, sliced into rings
1 clove of chopped garlic
Salt and black pepper to taste

1. Pan fry the tofu pieces with a little oil until golden brown and set aside.

2. Add a little oil (you don't need a lot for this one) into the same pan/wok and fry the garlic until fragrant. Stir in the zucchini slices. If you wish to have some charred bits, just leave them untouched for a couple of minutes before stirring.

3. Stir in the mushroom and tofu next. Sprinkle some water all over, be careful with the amount as the zucchini would expel some liquid whilst cooking. Season with salt (about 1/2 to 1 tsp) and black pepper (amount depends on your taste). Stir to mix and taste. Quickly dish up and serve with rice.


Sean said...

y'know what we could add to this dish for even more crunch to complement the zucchini slices? crispy pork lard! (though that will make this no-so-healthy anymore) :D

daphne said...

easy! I like how the tofu gets browned too. Nice and quick.

Babe_KL said...

arrghh Sean!!! well i can try it on you if you would like to taste that hahaha

Daphne, yeah and easily can be a one dish meal

Little Corner of Mine said...

I like this healthy dish! Great for vegetarian.

zamre said...

nice dish.
Zamre Bin Ab. Wahab

Ciki said...

Lovely babe! I've been eating too much greasy, red meat these days.. this dish looks like just what i need;)

My Little Space said...

Hi there, thanks for stopping by my blog earlier. You've a very cool blog here. Sorry for the late reply. I'm looking forward more bao making from you. :o)
Have a great day.

Kenny Mah said...

That looks so healthy! But I'm with Sean - add lah some crispy fried pork lard bits. Yums!! :D

Babe_KL said...

LCOM ;-)

Thanks Zamre

Thank you darling Ciki. Get Cumi to cook for you.

You are most welcome Kristy

Kenny!!!! hahaha ok next time put a few slices of pork just for you and Sean