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Sautéed Tofu (Dau Hu Xao Dau Hao)

To gussy up this recipe, double the sauce and add sliced mushrooms, carrots, or bok choy. Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes.

This recipe goes with Herb Noodle Salad (Bun)

Sunset MARCH 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Total: 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


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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 167
  • Calories from fat: 54%
  • Protein: 13g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.4g
  • Fiber: 0.6g
  • Sodium: 665mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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