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Tofu Skin with Tender Soy Beans Recipe

Tofu Skin with Tender Soy Beans Recipe

Tofu Skin with Tender Soy Beans Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 2 sheets dried tofu skin
    • 250 g (8 oz) tender young soy beans or edamane
    • 2 tablespoons oil
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon rice wine

Method :

    1. Lay the dried tofu skin flat and cover it with a wet towel until it turns soft and flexible. Cut into thin strips, like noodles and set aside.
    2. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add a pinch of salt and boil the tender soy beans until they soften, about 5 minutes, then drain in a colander.
    3. Heat the oil in a wok until hot but not smoking, add the pre-boiled soy beans and stir-fry for 2–3 minutes. Then add the tofu skin strips and stir-fry for 2 more minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir quickly to mix, then transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately.

If you cannot find tender soy beans, you may substitute fresh or frozen lima beans. After boiling the lima beans, be sure to rub off the outer skin before stir-frying them. Chopped spring onions may also be added to the wok along with the other seasonings.

Serves 4
Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 10 mins