Spicy Pork and Tofu

Spicy Pork and Tofu

SheKnows
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving: 6

Spicy Pork and Tofu is quick to fix for a delicious Asian inspired meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 pork loin tenderloin, whole
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 gingerroot, minced and peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 medium celery stalks
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 small onion
  • 1, 16 ounce container firm tofu
  • vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Cut pork tenderloin crosswise into 1/8 inch thick slices. In medium bowl, mix pork, soy sauce, cornstarch, sherry, ginger, sugar and cayenne; set aside.
  2. Cut celery into 3 inch long matchstick thin strips. Thinly slice carrots and onion. Set vegetables aside. Drain tofu and pat dry with paper towels; cut tofu lengthwise in half; then cut each half crosswise into 1/2 inch slices; set aside.
  3. In 12 inch skillet over medium-high heat, in 2 tablespoon hot oil, cook celery, carrots, onion and salt, stirring quickly and frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Spoon vegetables into a bowl.
  4. In same skillet over high heat, in 3 tablespoons more hot oil, cook pork mixture about 3 minutes or until pork loses its pink color and is tender, stirring quickly and frequently. Add vegetables and tofu to skillet; stir gently until mixture is heated through. If mixture is too thick, stir in a little water to thin to desired consistency.

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