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Crisp Fried Tofu and Greens

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2 x Tofu Cakes – freeze and thawed1/2 cup Vegetable Stock – or water1 tsp Cornstarch1/2 cup Cornstarch – or cornmeal—– Marinade —-1/3 cup Soy Sauce1/4 cup Rice Vinegar1 tbl Ginger Root – finely grated2 x Cloves Garlic – minced or pressed1 dsh Cayenne—– Sauce —-3 tbl Soy Sauce1/4 cup Dry Sherry2 tsp Rice Vinegar2 tsp Honey – or brown sugar—– Vegetables —-3 tbl Oil3 x Cloves Garlic – minced or pressed1 cup Onion – thinly sliced6 cup Cabbage Mix – coarsely chopped *


* Bok choy, chard, kale, napa or 9 cup chopped spinach Gently squeeze as much liquid out of thawed tofu as possible. Cut tofu crosswise into 1/2 inch thick slices, then diagonally, to make 4 triangles.

Combine marinade ingredients and mix well. Arrange tofu triangles in one layer

In a dish and cover with marinade. Allow to sit for at least 10 minutes to absorb the flavors. Prepare sauce mix by combining all ingredients in a small bowl. In a separate bowl mix the water or stock and the 1 teaspoon cornstarch.

Dredge marinated tofu pieces in cornmeal or cornstarch and fry over medium heat in 1/8 to 1/4 inch of oil, for 3-4 minutes on each side. Drain and keep warm in 200F oven. Add leftover marinade to sauce mix. Heat 3 tablespoon oil in a wok.

Stir-fry garlic and onion until onion is tender. Add greens and continue stir-frying until just wilted but not mushy. Add sauce mix and cornstarch mix and stir-fry just until sauce is thickened. Add reserved fried tofu. Serve with rice.