Silken Tofu with Mushroom Chives Sauce

Watch how to make it here

Silken tofu is unique because it can be consumed as a sweet or in this case, savory meal. One of the best ways to enjoy silken tofu is with an umami-rich, soy ginger garlic sauce containing tiny pieces of mushrooms, carrots, and chives.

Notes:

  1. Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 2 days.

Prep Time

15 min

cooking time

5 min

Servings

2

total time

20 min

Difficulty

Easy

Ingredients

1
17oz silken tofu
2
1/4 cup dried woodear mushrooms
3
1/2 cup dried shiitake mushrooms
4
2 tbsp chives, roughly chopped
5
1/4 cup carrots, diced
6
1/4 cup mushroom stock (from the dried mushrooms)
7
1 tbsp neutral oil
8
*Sauce*
9
2 garlic cloves, minced
10
1 tsp ginger, minced
11
1 tbsp soy sauce
12
1 tsp shaoxing wine
13
2 tsp sugar
14
1 tsp sesame oil
15
1/2 tsp white pepper
16
1/2 tsp mushroom seasoning
17
1 tsp cornstarch

Cooking Instructions

1
1
Soak the dried shiitake mushrooms and woodear mushrooms in a bowl with 2 cups of water. Allow it to rehydrate for 15 minutes. Drain and reserve the stock to use later.
2
2
Combine the sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
3
3
Heat up oil in a pan. Add the mushrooms, carrots, and chives. After a few minutes, add the mushroom stock and sauce. Mix everything well, the sauce is ready once thickened.
4
4
Remove the cold silken tofu from the box and transfer to a plate. Pour the sauce over the tofu and enjoy!
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Hi, I'm Tiff!

Tiff Loves Tofu is a blog all about simple and delicious plant-based recipes, largely influenced by my culture and life experiences. I hope to show people that cooking wholesome, vibrant plant-based meals is not only easy but it is loads of fun. So, let’s get cooking!

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