Fresh Shiitake Stir-Fry
1 lb firm tofu, cut into
1 tbsp olive oil
1 red pepper, cut into
1/2 cup sliced scallions
1/2 lb snow peas, washed
and stems removed
3 1/2 oz fresh shiitake
1 1” cube peeled fresh
2 cloves garlic
1/4 cup mirin*
2 tbsp soy sauce
* Mirin is a sweet, low-alcohol wine used
in Japanese cooking.
1. Place the tofu in a glass or stainless steel bowl. To make the marinade,
place the ginger and garlic in a food processor, chop, then add the
mirin and soy sauce, and blend. Pour over the tofu, cover and place
in the refrigerator.
2. Place the oil in a large skillet over low heat. Add the pepper and
scallions, and cook, stirring, over medium-high heat for 1 minute.
Add the snow peas and mushrooms and stir for 1 minute; then
add the tofu and stir for another minute. Cover and steam until the
tofu and vegetables are hot.
Serves 4. Analysis per serving: 173 calories, 15g protein, 7g fat (1g saturated), 4g fiber,
13g carbohydrate, 520 mg sodium
Source: Tofu Cookery by Louise Hagler (Book Publishing Company, www.bookpubco.com)