Stir Cooked Tofu and Spinach


Ingredients:
300 grams tokwa (firm tofu), cut into cubes
100 grams pork belly, cut into small pieces(optional)
a bunch of water spinach, trimmed
4 tablespoons oyster sauce
1/4 cup water
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
4 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste
a dash of chili flakes(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then stir fry pork until light brown. Remove and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, saute garlic and onion.
2. Add tofu then stir cook for 3 minutes. Put back the pork then add oyster sauce, water and chili flakes.
3. Adjust seasoning according to taste then cook for a minute.
4. Add spinach then simmer for another minute. Serve.

Spicy Eggplants, Beans and Tofu


Ingredients:
2 pieces eggplants, cut into serving pieces
200 grams firm tofu, sliced and fried
1 tablespoon precooked black beans, washed
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, sliced
2-3 pieces red chili
10 pieces basil leaves
1/2 cup vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste

Sauce:
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or black vinegar
2 tablespoons rice wine
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine sauce ingredients. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil saute garlic until fragrant.
2. Add eggplants then stir cook until starts to soften.
3. Add black beans, bell pepper, red chili and tofu.
4. Pour the sauce then simmer and cook for 3-5 minutes or until thickened. Add water if necessary.
5. Add basil then adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
6. Serve with steamed rice.

Sizzling Tokwa


Ingredients:
Tokwa or Firm tofu, cut into cubes
1 red bell pepper, cut into cubes
2 green chili (siling haba), slice diagonally
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons honey
1 bundle Spinach
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine soy sauce and honey then mix until well blended. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then stir fry tokwa until light brown. Set aside.
2. Saute onion, red bell pepper then put back fried tokwa.
3. Pour the sauce the toss to combine then add spinach.
4. Put in a hot sizzling plate then garnish with green chili. Serve!

Adobong Sitaw at Tofu

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong sitaw at tofu is another variant of Filipino adobo. It consist of string beans and tofu braised in soy sauce, vinegar and spices.

Ingredients:
250 grams firm tofu, cut into serving pieces
1 bunch string beans(sitaw), cut into 2-inch lengths and ends discarded
1 head garlic, minced
1 medium onion, sliced
4 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons of vinegar
1/4 cup water
2 bay leaves
10 whole black pepper
1 tablespoon butter
sugar and salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, melt butter then fry tofu until light brown. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, add garlic and onion then saute until translucent.
2. Put back fried tofu then pour water, soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaf and pepper then simmer for 3 minutes.
3. Add string beans, stir and simmer for another 8-10 minutes or until string beans in tender.
4. Season with sugar and salt according to taste.
5. Transfer to serving bowl. Serve hot and enjoy!

Stir Cooked Bok Choy and Tofu

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir Cooked Bok Choy and Tofu is another simple yet healthy dish. It is consists of bok choy and tofu then we add a choice of vegetables as extender. We cooked together the tofu and vegetables in oyster sauce, oyster sauce, water and sesame oil. We recommend this recipe for vegetarian, health-conscious or those on diet.

Estimated time of preparation: 5 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 8 minutes

Ingredients:
a bunch of bok choy, bottom part removed
300 grams firm tofu, cut into cubes
6 stalks asparagus, cut into serving pieces (optional)
1 medium-sized carrot, peeled and julienned (optional)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Sauce Mixture:
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine water, oyster sauce and soy sauce then mix well. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry tofu until light brown, drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, reduce oil then sauce garlic and onion.
2. Add bok choy, asparagus, carrots and tofu then pour sauce mixture.
3. Simmer in a low heat for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
4. Adjust seasoning according to taste then transfer to serving plate. Serve immediately.

Stir Fry Tofu, Asparagus and Mushroom

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir Fry Tofu, Asparagus and Mushroom is another easy and simple to prepare yet a healthy dish. It is a meatless dish that consists of tofu, asparagus, and mushroom stir fry in cornstarch mixture until thickens. This kind of dish is ideal for those on diet and vegetarian.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 10 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
250 grams firm tofu, cut into cubes
10 pieces asparagus, cut into 1 inch
115 grams Shiitake mushroom, cut into serving pieces
1 cup cornstarch
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons sesame oil
salt and pepper to taste
vegetable oil for frying
toasted sesame oil (optional)

Cornstarch Sauce:
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons oyster sauce
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon vinegar

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine, cornstarch, sesame oil, oyster sauce, soy sauce and vinegar. Mix until well combined. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine cornstarch, salt and ground pepper then mix well.
2. Dredge tofu into cornstarch mixture to coat all sides. Shake off to remove excess cornstarch.
3. In a pan, heat vegetable oil then fry tofu for 3-5 minutes or until light brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, heat sesame oil then saute garlic and onion. Remove from the pan and set aside.
2. In a same pan, stir cook mushroom and asparagus for 3 minutes or until almost tender.
3. Put back fried tofu, garlic and onion then add cornstarch sauce. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Stir cook until almost thickens. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds. Serve.

Spicy Salt and Pepper Tofu

Filipino Style Recipe: Spicy Salt and Pepper Tofu is another easy and simple dish inspired by Chinese cuisine. The tofu was coated in cornstarch then fried until golden brown. The sauce was made up of sauteed garlic, spring onions, dried chili flakes and other seasonings then tossed together with fried tofu. This can be serve as side dish or appetizer.

Estimated time of preparation: 5 minutes.
Estimated time of cooking: 10-15 minutes.
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
400 grams medium firm tofu
3/4 cup cornstarch
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon spring onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried chili flakes
1/2 teaspoon rosemary
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
vegetable oil for frying
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Pat dry tofu then cut into 1 inch cubes.
2. In another bowl, combine cornstarch, salt and pepper then toss tofu until coat evenly.

Part 2
1. In a frying pan, heat oil and fry tofu for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Drain on paper towels and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic, spring onions, dried rosemary and chili flakes.
2. Add soy sauce, brown sugar then cook for a few seconds.
3. Add fried tofu and dried basil then toss.
4. Remove form heat then transfer to serving plate. Serve with your favorite dip.

Tofu and Pechay in Oyster Sauce

Filipino Style Recipe: tofu and pechay in oyster sauce is another simple and easy dish that inspired by Chinese cuisine. This dish is made of fried tofu cooked in oyster sauce, soy sauce, water, chopped peanut and dried chili flakes together with pechay.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 30-40 minutes

Good for 3-4 servings

Ingredients:
300 grams tofu, cut into cubes
100 grams pork belly, cut into small pieces(optional)
a bunch of pechay, trimmed
1 red bell pepper, cut into
4 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup water
4 tablespoons cooking oil
fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste
a dash of chili flakes(optional)
1 1/2 tablespoons peanuts, chopped(optional)
1 tablespoons spring onion, chopped(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry tofu until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
2. In a same pan, stir fry pork until brown then season with fish sauce. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, reduce oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Put back the pork and tofu then add oyster sauce, soy sauce, water, chili flakes and peanuts.
3. Add bell peppers then cook for 2 minutes then adjust seasoning according to taste.
4. Add pechay then simmer for another minute.
5. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with remaining chopped peanuts and spring onion. Serve with steamed rice.

Crispy Fried Luncheon Meat and Tofu

Filipino Style Recipe: Crispy fried luncheon meat and tofu is another simple and easy dish that is usually serve as appetizer or pulutan together with your favorite dip. Luncheon meat and tofu were coated in flour mixture then dip in eggs. Roll luncheon meat and tofu in breadcrumbs then deep fry until golden brown.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 10-12 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
300 grams spicy luncheon meat, cut into serving pieces
200 grams firm tofu, cut into serving pieces
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
2 eggs, beaten
salt and pepper to taste
oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry tofu until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper then mix well. Set aside.
2. Prepare beaten eggs and breadcrumbs into a separate bowls. Set aside.
3. Dredge the luncheon meat into flour mixture then shake off to remove excess flour.
4. Dip in beaten eggs and press into bread crumbs to coat all sides.
5. Repeat the steps for remaining luncheon meat and tofu.

Part 3
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry each luncheon meat and tofu for 5 minutes or until light brown.
2. Drain on paper towel then serve with garlic-mayo dip.

Adobong Tokwa’t Baboy

Filipino Style Recipe: Adobong tokwa’t baboy or pork and tofu adobo is another variety of Filipino adobo. This dish is similar to usual tokwa’t baboy and pork adobo which we used firm tofu as meat extender . The procedures is simple, we fried tofu until brown and marinate pork then cooked and simmered soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, salt and sugar until tender.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus marinating time)
Estimated time of cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut into serving pieces
340 grams tokwa(firm tofu), cut into cubes
1/3 cup vinegar
salt to taste
cooking oil for frying
3 tablespoons oyster sauce

Marinade:
1/2 cup soy sauce
3 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
1 tablespoon sugar

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, sugar and soy sauce. Marinate for 30 minutes.
2. In a pan, heat oil then fry tokwa until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
3. In a same pan, fry marinated pork until brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pot, Add pork, marinade, oyster sauce and water then simmer until tender. Add water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for 5 minutes then adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Add fried tokwa then stir cook for 2 minutes or until sauce is reduce.
4. Remove from heat then transfer to serving plate. Serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!