Hot and Sour Shirataki Noodles with Tofu

Hot and Sour Shirataki Noodles with Tofu
Recipe type: Vegetarian
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound Shirataki Noodles, packed in water
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 8 ounces extra firm tofu, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1½ teaspoons sesame oil
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 4 finely chopped green onions
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon hot Chinese chili sauce (to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • teaspoon sugar
  • shredded Napa Cabbage chopped
  • toasted peanuts
Instructions
  1. Drain and rinse the Shirataki Noodles and place them in a saucepan with the water, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Bring to a boil .
  2. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  3. Toss the tofu cubes with the 1 tablespoon soy sauce and ¼ teaspoon sesame oil and set aside while you heat an oiled non-stick skillet or wok.
  4. When the skillet is hot, lift the tofu from the marinade and pan-fry it until it is lightly brown on all sides. Remove it from the skillet and place it back in the bowl with the marinade.
  5. Stir gently, and set aside.
  6. Add the remaining 1½ teaspoon sesame oil to the pan.
  7. Over medium-high heat, stir fry the red pepper, garlic, green onions, and mushrooms until the mushrooms start to exude their juices.
  8. Add the lime juice, 3 teaspoons soy sauce, and sugar, and stir well.
  9. Continue stir-frying until the mixture boils.
  10. Drain the noodles and add them to the pan, along with the tofu and its marinade.
  11. Toss well to mix.
  12. Serve on a bed of shredded cabbage and sprinkle with chopped peanuts.