Vegan Taiwanese Three Cup Tofu (San Bei ‘三杯’) Bowl with Herbs and Veggies

Looking for a simple, nourishing, comforting, and absolutely delicious weekday meal? This recipe for vegan Taiwanese three cup tofu bowl could be a perfect fit!

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Taiwanese Three Cup Tofu (San Bei '三杯') Bowl with Herbs and Veggies

Vegan Taiwanese Three Cup Tofu (San Bei ‘三杯’) Bowl with Herbs and Veggies


Ingredients

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  • 1 pack of soft/silken tofu (12oz), cut into cubes⁣
  • corn starch⁣
  • 56 cloves garlic (thinly sliced), 10-12 slices of ginger, ¼ cup of fresh Thai basil leaves, 2 Thai chilis⁣
  • oil⁣

Sauce:⁣

  • 4 tablespoons light soy sauce⁣
  • 2 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine (may use rice wine/dry sherry)⁣
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil⁣
  • 1 tablespoon organic sugar⁣
  • 3 tablespoons water⁣

Instructions

  1. Dip tofu cube with cornstarch and shallow pan-fry until golden brown on all sides. Then place fried tofu cubes on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  2. In a heated non-stick pan with 2 teaspoons oil, sauté ginger & garlic until fragrant. Add sauce and bring to boil, then lower heat to simmer and stir in tofu, Thai basil, & chili until well combined.
  3. Serve warm with your favorite grain and blanched bok choy for a simple meal.⁣
  4. Enjoy! 

Notes

Find more of WoonHeng’s recipes on @woon.heng.

Taiwanese Three Cup Tofu (San Bei '三杯') Bowl with Herbs and Veggies

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