Microwaved Chinese Tofu with Pork

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    30 mins

    Easy microwaved tofu that is quick to make but tastes and looks great.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 185g minced pork
    • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon white sugar
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour
    • 1 pinch ground black pepper
    • 1 pinch chilli flakes
    • 420g tofu, drained
    • 1 spring onion, sliced
    • 1 tablespoon carrots, diced
    • 1 chilli, diced

    Directions
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. In a bowl mix the minced pork with the soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, cornflour, black pepper and chilli flakes. Marinate at least 10 minutes.
    2. Place the tofu in a microwave-safe dish. Place the pork over the tofu. Discard any remaining marinade. Top with spring onion, carrot and chilli. Cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap. Cut a small slit in the plastic wrap to vent steam.
    3. Cook 5 minutes on High in the microwave or until vegetables are tender and pork is cooked to desired doneness.
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    This was very tasty. I found it when looking for something to make as part as the South Beach diet. Low carbs, excellent flavor. I cooked it over a bed of cabbage and rice wine vinegar, and the steam was able to cook all the ingredients. If you cut the tofu into squares, it makes pretty servings, ready to eat.  -  22 Jan 2005  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    8

    great recipe I added a beaten egg to the pork mixture for extra flavour.  -  29 Aug 2005  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    5

    I wanted to like this more than I did. Maybe if I hadn't made "Chinese Style Ground Pork & Tofu" the same time, I would have. I did mine in a pan, not microwave. I made more sauce, but that wasn't the problem. It's not bad, just tastes like Americanized Chinese. Also, used reduced fat ground pork & it was a good choice.  -  18 Apr 2011  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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