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Silky Tofu In Ginger and Spring Onion Sauce

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
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
 
One serving costs about $0.68

$0.68 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:29%

Spoonacular Score: 29%

 

Need a gluten free and vegan side dish? Silky Tofu In Ginger and Spring Onion Sauce could be a super recipe to try. This recipe makes 2 servings with 131 calories, 4g of protein, and 9g of fat each. For 69 cents per serving, this recipe covers 5% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. A mixture of sugar, garlic, mirin, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. It will be a hit at your Spring event. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 36%. This score is not so outstanding. Try Steamed fish with ginger & spring onion, Stir-Fried Crocodile with Ginger and Spring Onion, and Thai prawn, ginger & spring onion stir-fry for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
10 gm
10 gm baby corn
baby corn
1 tsp
1 tsp garlic
garlic
30 gm
30 gm ginger
ginger
1 tsp
1 tsp mirin
mirin
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
2 tsps
2 tsps sesame oil
sesame oil
30 gm
30 gm spring onion
spring onion
1
1  green diced spring onions
green diced spring onions
1 tsp
1 tsp sugar
sugar
80 gm
80 gm tofu
tofu
2 tsps
2 tsps vegetable oil
vegetable oil
10 gm baby corn
10 gm
baby corn
1 tsp garlic
1 tsp
garlic
30 gm ginger
30 gm
ginger
1 tsp mirin
1 tsp
mirin
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
2 tsps sesame oil
2 tsps
sesame oil
30 gm spring onion
30 gm
spring onion
1  green diced spring onions
1
green diced spring onions
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp
sugar
80 gm tofu
80 gm
tofu
2 tsps vegetable oil
2 tsps
vegetable oil

Equipment

kitchen towels
kitchen towels
blender
blender
wok
wok
kitchen towels
kitchen towels
blender
blender
wok
wok


Instructions

  1. Method to prepare the sauce: Put (A) into the blender. Heat the wok with vegetable oil and fried garlic till it is fragrant and put into the blender as well. Pureed (A) and (B) and set the sauce aside.
  2. Method to prepare the Main Ingredients: Gently place the silky tofu in a deep serving plate and place in the fridge for about 2 hours. Just 15 mins before serving time, diced the spring onion and set aside. Deep fry the baby anchovies till golden brown. Drain all the oil and place them on a kitchen towel to have all the oil absorbed and set aside. Take tofu out of the fridge, pour the sauce over it and garnished with diced spring onion and deep fried baby anchovies and serve immediately.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.68
Ingredient
10 gms baby corn
1 teaspoon garlic
30 gms ginger
1 teaspoon mirin
2 teaspoons sesame oil
30 gms spring onion
1 green diced spring onions
80 gms tofu
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
Price
$0.05
$0.07
$0.17
$0.04
$0.19
$0.20
$0.08
$0.54
$0.03
$1.36

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • 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!

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • 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).

  • get more health tips

Cooking Tips

  • 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.

  • Mirin is a common ingredient in Japanese cuisine. It is a rice cooking wine with a low alcohol content that lends a sweet note to the dish. If you don't have mirin, the closest substitute would be sake and sugar, but you can also use white wine and a little sugar.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
140 Calories
4g Protein
9g Total Fat
9g Carbs
4% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
140
7%

Fat
9g
15%

  Saturated Fat
4g
25%

Carbohydrates
9g
3%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
317mg
14%

Alcohol
0.25g
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
4g
9%

Vitamin K
45µg
43%

Calcium
70mg
7%

Vitamin C
5mg
7%

Fiber
1g
5%

Iron
0.93mg
5%

Manganese
0.1mg
5%

Vitamin A
222IU
4%

Folate
16µg
4%

Potassium
137mg
4%

Vitamin B6
0.06mg
3%

Magnesium
12mg
3%

Copper
0.06mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.37mg
2%

Phosphorus
19mg
2%

Vitamin B3
0.32mg
2%

Vitamin B2
0.03mg
2%

Vitamin B1
0.02mg
2%

Zinc
0.18mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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