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             Stir-Fried Bean Curd with Green Beans in Hot Sauce
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Vegetables
                 Beans                            Sauces
                 Chinese
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   12       oz           Green beans
    1 1/2                Cakes bean curd
    3                    Garlic cloves
    3 1/2   tb           Vegetable oil
      1/2   ts           Salt
                         -----SAUCE-----
    1       tb           Light soy sauce
    1       tb           Hoisin sauce
      1/2   tb           Yellow bean sauce (paste)
    2       ts           Chili sauce
    2       ts           Oil (Chinese chili oil opt.)
    1       tb           Tomato paste
 
   Trim the green beans and cut each one in half.  Boil them in ample water
   for 2 minutes and drain well.  Cut the bean curd into 3/4-inch cubes. Crush
   and chop the garlic.
   
   Heat the oil in a frying pan or wok.  When hot, add the garlic, salt, and
   green beans.  Stir-fry over medium heat for 2-1/2 minutes.  Add the bean
   curd pieces and turn them lightly with the beans for 1-1/2 minutes.  Pour
   in all the sauce ingredients.  Turn and stir them together for 1 minute.
   Cook and turn for 1-1/2 minutes and serve.
   
   Serves 4-5 with rice and other dishes.
   
   Source: New Chinese Vegetarian Cooking, by Kenneth Lo Typos by: Karen
   Mintzias
  
 
 
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