Tofu or bean curd is often used in Asian dishes and there are many ways to cook it. Most of the time, it is used as a substitute for meat for vegetarians. But in this case, we put it together in one interesting dish of pork belly and a strong dressing of vinegar and soy sauce. Pucker up your lips and let's dig in!
Fried tofu and pork in vinegar dressing recipe
- 9 ounces pork belly
- 1 teaspoon peppercorns
- Olive oil
- 9 ounces tofu, diced
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 1/8 cup soy sauce
- Ground black pepper
- Chili, seeded and chopped
- Chives, finely chopped
- Pink peppercorns (optional)
- 1 medium onion, sliced
- Fill a pot with water and add the pork. Over medium to high heat, bring it to a boil. When it boils, cover and simmer for 30 minutes or more or until the meat becomes tender. Drain.
- Slice the pork to bite sizes, the same size as the tofu. Set aside.
- Over medium heat in a frying pan with olive oil, fry the tofu. When it is cooked through and toasted, set the pieces on a plate with paper towels to absorb the excess oil.
- In a small bowl, mix the vinegar, soy sauce and black pepper.
- Transfer the tofu and pork in a serving bowl. Pour the vinegar dressing on them.
- Garnish with the chili, chives and pink peppercorns if using.
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