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Tokwa Baboy (Braised Tofu With Pork)

 
One serving costs about $2.88 One serving costs about $2.88

$2.88 per serving

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This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 dairy-free,dairy free
spoonacular Score:44%

Spoonacular Score: 44%

 

Tokwa Baboy (Braised Tofu With Pork) requires about roughly 45 minutes from start to finish. One serving contains 657 calories, 34g of protein, and 49g of fat. This dairy free recipe serves 4 and costs $2.88 per serving. This recipe is liked by 1 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up regular tofu, soy sauce, ginger, and a few other things to make it today. It is brought to you by Foodista. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 43%. This score is good. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as How to cook: Lugaw (congee) with tokwa’t baboy (tofu and pork), How to cook: Lugaw (congee) with tokwa’t baboy (tofu and pork), and Tokwa’t Baboy.

Ingredients

Servings:
19 oz
19 oz tofu
tofu
1 lb
1 lb pork
pork
1.5 cups
1.5 cups vegetable oil
vegetable oil
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp garlic
garlic
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp ginger
ginger
2 tsps
2 tsps black bean sauce
black bean sauce
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp sesame oil
sesame oil
4 inches
4 inches green onions
green onions
3
3  dried chili pepper
dried chili pepper
2 inches
2 inches tomatoes
tomatoes
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp soy sauce
soy sauce
1 tsp
1 tsp dry rice wine
dry rice wine
14 oz
14 oz canned chicken broth
canned chicken broth
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps soy sauce
soy sauce
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps catsup
catsup
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps sugar
sugar
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp hoisin sauce
hoisin sauce
4 tsps
4 tsps corn starch
corn starch
19 oz tofu
19 oz
tofu
1 lb pork
1 lb
pork
1.5 cups vegetable oil
1.5 cups
vegetable oil
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
2 Tbsps
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp garlic
1 Tbsp
garlic
1 Tbsp ginger
1 Tbsp
ginger
2 tsps black bean sauce
2 tsps
black bean sauce
1 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp
sesame oil
4 inches green onions
4 inches
green onions
3  dried chili pepper
3
dried chili pepper
2 inches tomatoes
2 inches
tomatoes
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 tsp dry rice wine
1 tsp
dry rice wine
14 oz canned chicken broth
14 oz
canned chicken broth
2 Tbsps soy sauce
2 Tbsps
soy sauce
2 Tbsps catsup
2 Tbsps
catsup
3 Tbsps sugar
3 Tbsps
sugar
1 Tbsp hoisin sauce
1 Tbsp
hoisin sauce
4 tsps corn starch
4 tsps
corn starch

Equipment

cutting board
cutting board
paper towels
paper towels
frying pan
frying pan
sieve
sieve
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
wok
wok
cutting board
cutting board
paper towels
paper towels
frying pan
frying pan
sieve
sieve
whisk
whisk
bowl
bowl
wok
wok


Instructions

Line a cookie tray with several layers of clean paper towels. Place each tofu squares on top of the paper towel by laying them flat separately. Place a heavy-clean chopping board on top of tofu squares. This process will drain the water from tofu. Let it drain for about 15 minutes. While tofu is draining, place strips of pork in a bowl, add the marinade. Let it stand for about 15 minutes. Combine all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and mix them thoroughly with a wire whisk then set aside. Cut drained tofu about 1 inch thick then set aside on a plate Place deep frying pan over medium high heat then add 1 1/2 cup vegetable oil. Once oil is hot, fry tofu in few batches so not to crowd the pan. Fry the tofu until light brown then transfer on a paper towel lined plate or strainer. Repeat the process until all the tofu is fried. Preheat a wok over high heat. Add 2 tablespoon vegetable oil. Add chili pepper and stir fry for about 20 seconds. Remove chili pepper from wok and set aside. Add ginger and garlic and stir fry for about 10 seconds. Add marinated pork then stir fry until pork becomes opaque in color. Add fried tofu Add black bean sauce then stir fry for about 1 minute. Whisk sauce mixture then transfer into the wok Keep stirring until sauce thickens. Add sliced tomatoes, and green onions, and sesame oil then stir for another 2 minutes. Add chili pepper back (optional) Serve with Hot Steamed Rice

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.88
Ingredient
19 ounces tofu
1 pound pork
1.5 cups vegetable oil
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon garlic
1 tablespoon ginger
2 teaspoons black bean sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
4 inches green onions
3 dried chili pepper
2 inches tomatoes
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon dry rice wine
14 ounces canned chicken broth
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons catsup
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
4 teaspoons corn starch
Price
$3.66
$3.53
$1.31
$0.11
$0.18
$0.04
$0.13
$0.34
$0.07
$0.01
$0.02
$0.12
$0.08
$1.28
$0.24
$0.11
$0.05
$0.21
$0.03
$11.51

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).

  • Ketchup can pack in a surprising amount of sugar, so read the nutrition facts label and find a brand that doesn't have too much. Of course, you can also make your own ketchup so you can control how much sugar goes in.

  • 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.

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

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Price Tips

  • Making your own ketchup from scratch won't actually save you money and will definitely cost you more time. Personally, we will be sticking with store bought, but watching our serving sizes to avoid too much sugar.

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.

  • Corn starch, potato starch, arrowroot powder, and tapioca powder are all comparable in terms of thickening ability, so you can usually substitute them 1:1. Flour, on the other hand, is only half as effective, so if you are using flour instead of corn starch or one of the others named, you'll need to use twice as much.

  • Just a head's up: tomatoes shouldn't be refrigerated! They will lose their flavor and probably get mushy too. For more on selecting and storing tomatoes and other vegetables, check out the academy.

  • 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.

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Green Tips

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
657 Calories
33g Protein
49g Total Fat
20g Carbs
11% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
657
33%

Fat
49g
76%

  Saturated Fat
22g
141%

Carbohydrates
20g
7%

  Sugar
12g
14%

Cholesterol
81mg
27%

Sodium
1411mg
61%

Alcohol
0.2g
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
33g
67%

Vitamin B1
0.85mg
56%

Selenium
28µg
41%

Vitamin B3
6mg
31%

Vitamin B6
0.51mg
26%

Phosphorus
238mg
24%

Calcium
201mg
20%

Vitamin B2
0.33mg
19%

Iron
3mg
19%

Zinc
2mg
18%

Potassium
494mg
14%

Vitamin B12
0.83µg
14%

Vitamin C
9mg
12%

Vitamin K
10µg
10%

Manganese
0.19mg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.85mg
8%

Magnesium
32mg
8%

Fiber
1g
7%

Copper
0.13mg
6%

Vitamin E
0.79mg
5%

Vitamin A
184IU
4%

Folate
11µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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