Try This Healthy Chinese Vegetable Dish for All Seasons

Tofu and 3 Vegetables. (Image: Flickr)
Tofu and 3 Vegetables. (Image: Flickr)

Nowadays, people try to eat less meat and more vegetables in order to keep fit and healthy.

Here is a tasty Chinese dish for all seasons.

You can add cooked chicken breast, turkey, or bacon, whichever one you prefer.

Seasoning is very important. Add a drop of hot pepper oil and sesame oil, and mix with olive oil. This salad is good for the family or for a big party.

Tofu and 3 Vegetables

Ingredients

  • Cooked chicken breast, turkey, or bacon 100 g (3 1/2 oz)
  • Pressed tofu 120 g (4 oz)
  • Celery 80 g (3 oz)
  • Carrot 80 g (3 oz)
  • Green pepper 80 g (3 oz)
  • Chinese mushrooms (soaked) 4

Seasonings

  • Sesame oil 2 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Hot pepper oil 1-2 drops
  • Olive oil to taste

Method

  1. Wash the pressed tofu in hot water, wipe dry, and cut into thin slices.
  2. Cut celery, green pepper, and carrot in thin slices, add to 4 cups of hot water with 1 tsp salt and sugar, and boil for 15 seconds.
  3. Take out and drain well.
  4. Soak the mushrooms in water until soft. Remove the stalks. Steam for 5 minutes.
  5. Cut mushrooms into thin slices.
  6. Place all ingredients into a bowl, add seasonings, and mix thoroughly.
  7. Add the tofu, and some cooked chicken breast, turkey, or bacon according to your taste.

Compiled by Monica, recipe from Jenny Ng

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