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Braised Ridged Gourd With Beancurd Skin

 
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $0.03

$0.03 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

10 gluten-free,dairy-free,pescetarian,gluten free,dairy free,pescatarian side dish
spoonacular Score:11%

Spoonacular Score: 11%

 

Braised Ridged Gourd With Beancurd Skin is a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian side dish. One serving contains 7 calories, 0g of protein, and 0g of fat. For 3 cents per serving, this recipe covers 1% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. If you have water, garlic, corn flour, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 12%. This score is rather bad. Try Crispy Skin Arctic Char with Butter-Braised Cabbage, Braised Chicken Thighs with Chicken Skin Gremolata, and Sambal Fried Beancurd for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
5
5  beancurd
beancurd
1 cube
1 cube chicken stock
chicken stock
1 tsp
1 tsp corn flour
corn flour
1 tsp
1 tsp garlic
garlic
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps white ground pepper
white ground pepper
1 can
1 can canned mushroom
canned mushroom
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp oysters
oysters
1 tsp
1 tsp vegetable oil
vegetable oil
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps water
water
1
1  wax gourd
wax gourd
5  beancurd
5
beancurd
1 cube chicken stock
1 cube
chicken stock
1 tsp corn flour
1 tsp
corn flour
1 tsp garlic
1 tsp
garlic
0.5 tsps white ground pepper
0.5 tsps
white ground pepper
1 can canned mushroom
1 can
canned mushroom
1 Tbsp oysters
1 Tbsp
oysters
1 tsp vegetable oil
1 tsp
vegetable oil
2 Tbsps water
2 Tbsps
water
1  wax gourd
1
wax gourd

Equipment

wok
wok
wok
wok


Instructions

  1. Heat oil in work and deep fry tofu skin golden set on serving plate. Remove skin and ridges from gourd. Cut into wedges about 2-3 inches length. Heat up 1 tbsp oil in wok, saute chopped ginger until fragrant. Add in ridged gourd and stir well.Add mushroom and (A) and cook for 5 mins. Mix (B) pour into wok to thicken the gravy. Mix well and dish everything and pour over tofu skin. Ready to serve.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.03
Ingredient
5 beancurd
1 teaspoon garlic
½ teaspoons white ground pepper
1 tablespoon oysters
Price
$0.03
$0.06
$0.01
$0.16
$0.27

Tips

Health Tips

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

Cooking Tips

  • You might have heard that you should never wash mushrooms. Before you spend your precious time wiping down mushroom after mushroom with a towel, you should probably know that this is mostly a myth. While mushrooms can absorb a little water if you soak them long enough, the amount absorbed from a quick wash is not going to have much of an impact on your dish.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

Green Tips

  • Good news for mushroom lovers: according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), mushrooms are pretty "clean" when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not have to splurge on extra-expensive organic mushrooms (unless you want to!)

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
3k Calories
0.2g Protein
0.07g Total Fat
0.56g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
3k
0%

Fat
0.07g
0%

  Saturated Fat
0.01g
0%

Carbohydrates
0.56g
0%

  Sugar
0.03g
0%

Cholesterol
0.59mg
0%

Sodium
1mg
0%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
0.2g
0%

Zinc
0.59mg
4%

Copper
0.05mg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.13µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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