• 500g tofu, firm
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  •  2 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 2cm piece ginger, sliced
  • 400g pak choi
  • 2 tbsp shaoxing rice wine
  •  2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • jasmine rice


  • STEP 1

    Prick a few holes in 500g firm tofu with a toothpick, then cut into bite-size cubes.
    Mix 2 tbsp grated ginger, 2 tsp dark soy sauce, 2 tbsp light soy sauce, and 2 tbsp brown sugar in a bowl, add the tofu and toss.

  • STEP 2

    Heat 1 tbsp groundnut oil in a wok. Add a sliced 2cm piece of ginger and fry for a few seconds.
    Add 400g pak choi leaves and some water. Cook for 3 minutes until wilted. Season with salt and transfer to a dish.

  • STEP 3

    Rinse the wok, then add another tbsp groundnut oil. When it starts to smoke, add the tofu pieces (retaining the marinade) and stir-fry for 5 minutes until browned.
    Season with 2 tbsp shaoxing rice wine and 2 tbsp rice vinegar. Add the remaining marinade, bring to the boil and reduce.
    Sprinkle over 1 tsp chilli flakes. Spoon onto the pak choi and serve with jasmine rice.


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