Szechuan Shaved Tofu with Peppers

April 26, 2011
2 Ratings
Author Notes

Really easy and delicious dish served on its own as a side, or on rice as a main. Can be as spicey as you like. —jwolfsthal

  • Serves 4
  • 1 piece hard pressed tofu (can use extra firm)
  • 3 long green hot peppers (anaheim will do)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili oil
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • .25 cups chopped scallions
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon neutral vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground roasted szechuan peppercorns
  • salt and pepper
In This Recipe
  1. slice tofu into 1/8" inch slices, and then cross cut into very thin julienne sticks
  2. place tofu in bowl with chili oil, soy sauce and set aside for 15 minutes
  3. clean, deseed and slice peppers into small rings or strips
  4. add neutral oil to hot wok, add garlic and ginger for 1 minute or until just starting to brown.
  5. add in szechuan peppercorns for 30 seconds
  6. add in green pepper and tofu and cook, gently, for 2-3 minutes. Add S and P to taste.
  7. serve hot, at room temperature or cold. Stores well in fridge. Serve over rice as an entree.

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