Chives, Tofu and Pork Stir Fry (韭菜豆干肉絲)


This is a quick and easy stir fry dish with very few ingredients and makes for a quick meal. Every time I go to a Chinese restaurant I love ordering a dish similar to this. I love the combination of chives, tofu and pork. Yum. So here is my interpretation of the dish. The measurements are estimates…

Ingredients:
1 bunch chives, washed and chopped
1 package tofu curd, sliced
1/2 lb pork loin (~3-4 pieces) , cut into strips, marinated (see recipe below)
4 tbsp hoisin sauce (add more to taste)
1 tbsp diced garlic(optional, I just had some lying around)
2 tbsp oil

chives tofu pork ingredients chives
tofu pork

Ingredients- Meat marinade:
2 tbs light soy sauce
3 tbs chinese cooking wine
1 tsp sugar
2-3 tsp cornstarch and mix well.
marinade ingredients

marinade pork mix marinade pork

Directions:
1. Add oil and garlic to pan on high heat. When the garlic begins to turn brown, add in the pork.
add oil add pork

2. Let the pork cook. When there is almost no pink left (~4-5 min) , add the hoisin sauce directly to the pork and mix.
cook pork add hoisin

3. Add the sliced bean curd to the pan and mix. Let cook for ~2-3 minutes or until bean curd is soft.
cadd tofu cook tofu

4. Add the diced chives and mix. Let cook about ~2-3 minutes.
add chives cook chives

5. Taste the stir fry. If there is not enough flavor, add more hoisin. If it is not salty enough, add more salt. Then EAT! Serve with rice.
serve dish


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