Sweet & Sour Tofu


500g extra firm tofu (cut into bite-sized pieces)

½ red capsicum (seeded and cut into wedges)

1 red onion (cut into wedges)

½ English cucumber (cut into half lengthwise and slice diagonally)

3 pcs canned pineapple ring (cut into small pieces)

1 tbsp chopped garlic

1 tsp chopped young ginger

2 tbsp chopped spring onion

3 tbsp cooking oil

Seasoning sauce: (mixed well)

4 tbsp tomato paste

2 tbsp light soy sauce

1 tbsp rice vinegar

1 tbsp sugar

4 tbsp Chinese cooking wine

4 tbsp water

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Heat up a non-stick skillet with 3 tbsp of cooking oil. Pan-fry the extra firm tofu until golden brown. Remove, drained and set aside.
  2. Use the remaining oil to saute the chopped garlic, young ginger and red onion until fragrant.
  3. Add in seasoning sauce, bring to a boil and continue to simmer until sauce become thicken.
  4. Add in red capsicum, English cucumber and pineapple. Stir to combine.
  5. Add in pan-fried tofu, toss to coat evenly.
  6. Add in chopped spring onion, stir to combine.
  7. Dish out and serve with rice.

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