Better Than Chinese Takeout Recipes (Slide 20)
“Red-cooking” is a traditional Chinese braising technique, using soy sauce, that turns the food a gorgeous reddish brown color. A quick version of the technique is used here to transform mushrooms and tofu into a rich, earthy, saucy dish. Serve over steamed brown rice or as a soup. To make this stir-fry vegetarian, see Vegetarian Variation below.
Recipe: Red-Cooked Tofu with Mushrooms
Pork Chop Suey
Chop suey is often made with bamboo shoots and water chestnuts—add them to this recipe if you wish…View slide
Kung Pao Tofu
Tofu and lots of fresh vegetables are stir-fried in just a bit of oil in this traditional Chinese di…View slide
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