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3/11 ☼ Bean Sprout and Tofu Champloo

Bean Sprout and Tofu Champloo

Cook Time: 15 min.
Calories: 201

Add flavor with the spirits for a real home-cooked feel.

☼ 1 block regular ("soft", not "silken") tofu
☼ 5 oz bean sprouts
☼ 1/2 Chinese chive*
☼ 2 eggs
☼ Lard*, salt and pepper to taste
☼ 2 Tbs shōchū *, or rice brandy if you have it


(1) Drain the tofu well, then cut the block in half lengthwise and slice from end to end into slices about 1/2 inch thick.

(2) Wash the bean sprouts and drain off the water, and cut the Chinese chive into big pieces.

(3) Heat a frying pan and add lard, then add ingredients from (2) and stir fry, adding salt and pepper. Set aside.

(4) Add more lard to the pan, arrange tofu in pan and fry until light brown on all sides, sprinkling with salt and pepper. Return ingredients from (3) to the pan and stir fry until well-mixed. Flavor with spirits, salt, and pepper.

(5) Add beaten eggs with a swirling motion, and stir fry briskly until well-mixed.