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Steamed tofu with pickled chilli

Prep: 10 Mins

Cook: 8 Mins

This vegan Steamed Tofu with Pickled Green Chilli dish is speedy, spicy and easy to prepare at home. Making the pickle yourself means you can avoid the unnecessary MSG that's usually found in pre-jarred pickled chillies, without compromising on taste!

  • 1 x 300g firm silken tofu block

The ginger and garlic Oil

  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 bulb garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ thumb sized piece ginger
  • 1 tsp Chiu Chow Chilli

Pickled chillies

  • 3 green chillies
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sichuan peppercorns
  • 2 star anise

Preparation

  • Finely chop the garlic cloves, ginger and finely slice the spring onions. Place into a bowl add a teaspoon of chilli oil and set aside.

  • Cut the tofu into half centimetre slices and place the it in a low level heat-proof bowl or plate

  • For the pickled chillies, finely chop the green chillies, transfer them into a bowl, add the rest of the ingredients, mix well and set aside.

Cooking

Heat the oil in a small frying pan or wok until smoking-hot, then pour over the ginger and spring onion to sizzle. Mix together well.

Steam the tofu on full steam on a steam oven or steamer for 8 minutes. Cover the steamed tofu with the ginger and spring onion oil, and the pickled chillies.

Serve

How To Steamed tofu with Pickled Chillies

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  • 1 x 300g firm silken tofu block

The ginger and garlic Oil

  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 bulb garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ thumb sized piece ginger
  • 1 tsp Chiu Chow Chilli

Pickled chillies

  • 3 green chillies
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sichuan peppercorns
  • 2 star anise

Preparation

  • Finely chop the garlic cloves, ginger and finely slice the spring onions. Place into a bowl add a teaspoon of chilli oil and set aside.

  • Cut the tofu into half centimetre slices and place the it in a low level heat-proof bowl or plate

  • For the pickled chillies, finely chop the green chillies, transfer them into a bowl, add the rest of the ingredients, mix well and set aside.

Cooking

Heat the oil in a small frying pan or wok until smoking-hot, then pour over the ginger and spring onion to sizzle. Mix together well.

Steam the tofu on full steam on a steam oven or steamer for 8 minutes. Cover the steamed tofu with the ginger and spring onion oil, and the pickled chillies.

Serve

How To Steamed tofu with Pickled Chillies

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