Tau Hu Kho (Tofu in Caramel Sauce)

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut tofu into 2x3 inch, 1/2 inch thick slices and pat dry.
  • Place sugar in frying pan over medium-high heat, shake often until sugar is melted and tan colored, 2-3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water (mixture will bubble furiously) and stir until caramelized sugar has dissolved.
  • Stir in soy sauce, shallots and garlic, stir often until sauce is boiling. Reduce to simmer.
  • Lay tofu slices in single layer in sauce and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. With a wide spatula, turn pieces over.
  • Simmer for 3-4 minutes longer and then transfer tofu to serving dish. Pour sauce over tofu and sprinkle with green onions and pepper.
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