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Home-Style Tofu

Home-Style Tofu

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 1 package firm tofu (14 oz.), cut into triangles
  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, sliced thinly
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced
  • 1 cup straw/button/shiitake mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup baby corn
  • 1/2 cup carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 green onions, sliced diagonally


  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons black bean sauce
  • 1 tablespoon thick soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Over medium high heat, deep-fry tofu until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and set aside
  2. In a separate pan over medium high heat, saute garlic and ginger until fragrant
  3. Add chili sauce and black bean sauce and stir to mix for 1 minute
  4. Add in chicken slices and combine thoroughly. Cook for 3 minutes or until chicken is cooked through
  5. Add thick soy sauce, sugar and pepper to taste
  6. Toss in tofu and vegetables, mixing well
  7. Stir-fry for another 3 minutes
  8. Add in green onions and toss to mix for 1 minute
  9. Remove from heat and pour in sesame oil, stirring well
  10. Dish and serve hot