Spicy Simmered Tofu

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main dish with rice
    • Difficulty


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By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 1998

  • About

There are many different versions of spicy hot simmered tofu in the regional cuisines of Sichuan, Hunan, and parts of South China. The soft silky texture of the tofu together with the thick, spicy hot sauce is an unbeatable combination.

This particular version is a regular in our house. Not only is it easy to make, but also, because it is slowly simmered, it can wait to be served while other stir-fried dishes are prepared. Though it is most often made with a little pork, it is equal