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Sautéed Tofu (Dau Hu Xao Dau Hao)

Lisa Romerein
Total time 10 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
To gussy up this recipe, double the sauce and add sliced mushrooms, carrots, or bok choy. Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes.


  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 package (14 oz.) extra-firm tofu, cubed
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro sprigs

Nutrition Information

  • calories 167
  • caloriesfromfat 54 %
  • protein 13 g
  • fat 10 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 8.4 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • sodium 665 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Whisk oyster sauce, pepper, sugar, and fish sauce in a bowl.

  2. Heat oil over medium heat in a medium nonstick skillet and add tofu. Cook 1 minute, stir gently, and add oyster sauce mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes, or until tofu is hot and sauce has reduced a little. Garnish with cilantro.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.