Jia Chang Doufu (Chinese Home-Style Tofu) Recipe

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  1. Wash leeks in cold water, and drain well.
  2. Dissolve 1/2 teaspoon salt in 2 cups hot water, and add tofu. Soak 5 minutes, then drain.
  3. Heat wok over high heat until a bead of water dropped onto cooking surface evaporates immediately. Add oil, swirling wok to coat, and heat until it begins to smoke. Add beef and stir-fry, breaking up lumps, until no longer pink, about 2 minutes. Stir in wine and 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce and stir-fry 30 seconds.
  4. Add chile bean sauce and stir-fry until fragrant, about 15 seconds. Add ginger, chile powder, and black beans and stir-fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add broth, remaining 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce, and tofu, then reduce heat and simmer, stirring gently, about 2 minutes.
  5. Add leeks and simmer, stirring occasionally, until just tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir potato starch mixture and add to tofu, then cook, stirring, until sauce is thickened, about 1 minute.
  6. This serves two people as a the main dish, or up to 10 people as part of a family-style meal with a variety of dishes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 318.09 Kcal (1332 kJ)
Calories from fat 207.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.04g 35%
Cholesterol 35.89mg 12%
Sodium 532.66mg 22%
Potassium 385.56mg 8%
Total Carbs 5.35g 2%
Sugars 1.51g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Protein 25.65g 51%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 6%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Calcium 257.6mg 26%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 127.6 Kcal (534 kJ)
Calories from fat 83.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.24g 35%
Cholesterol 14.4mg 12%
Sodium 213.67mg 22%
Potassium 154.66mg 8%
Total Carbs 2.14g 2%
Sugars 0.6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.04g 0%
Protein 10.29g 51%
Vitamin C 1.4mg 6%
Iron 1.6mg 23%
Calcium 103.3mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.3
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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