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Monday, December 9, 2013

Tofu Lettuce Wrap

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This is very famous restaurant P F Chang's dish and being a vegetarian they don't have much options but this is very famous dish of theirs. so when ever we dine there , we always order that, but after that they have same old menu so don't feel like going there again and again. And when you can create same dish at home in half of the money why to waste money and gas to go there. I used to make this dish at home before even I had blog. But after blog I made it first time and there is no better time to share this with you all. I used spicy tofu which I got from Chinese store, but you can use any firm or extra firm tofu. I have added red pepper to more crunch but you can omit it.

Ingredients :

For Cooking sauce:
1 tablespoon soy   sauce
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 tablespoons vegetarian oyster sauce
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon  sugar (optional) 
2 teaspoons corn starch
 
(mix everything in bowl)

 Marinade

1 teaspoon  cornstarch 

2 teaspoons vinegar

2 teaspoons soy sauce

1 teaspoon sambal sauce (chili sauce)

2 teaspoons  water
 
Other Ingredients:
                       

3 small blocks of Spicy thick dry  tofu (chopped in small cubes)
2 tbsp. peanut oil or sesame oil (or mixed)
1 tbsp. fresh minced ginger
2 garlic cloves chopped
1/4 onion chopped
4 oz. can bamboo shoots
4 oz. water chestnuts diced
1 head iceberg lettuce     
few mung sprouts                                      
 
 
Method:
In medium bowl, vinegar, soy sauce, chili sauce, sesame oil, cornstarch, and water. Mix well and stir in tofu. Allow to marinate for 15 minutes.


marinated tofu

Heat wok over medium-high heat. Add the mixed oil and stir fry tofu for 2-3 minutes Set aside.
 
Add the ginger, garlic and onion; stir-fry for about a minute. Add bamboo shoots and water chestnuts; stir-fry for another 2 minutes
 
Return tofu to wok. Add cooking sauce and cook until thickened (about 2 minutes).
 
 
To serve :  take tofu mixture in plate and take one big leaf of lettuce , take two spoonful of mixture and put it in lettuce, top it with crunchy sprouts  and fold it and enjoy.

 
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27 comments:

  1. oh wow... too good... u get something similar with chicken at PF Changs here...

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    1. here also they have it chicken and Tofu.

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  2. The wraps look yummy..so true vegetarians outside India have tough time finding veg options while dining out.

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  3. \these look wonderful! Will make them for sure, thanks :)

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  4. wow !! so healthy a wrap..good one, dear. Hope you doing good. keep in touch :)

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  5. Looks yummy!!! Nothing like a good tofu wrap!

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  6. healthy and tasty warp.. Very rich in protein

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  7. Healthy snack.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Yummy wraps linsy ..Where did u get bamboo shoots ?i have seen sprouts,tofu ..but not bamboo shoots .

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    1. you can get it in stop n shop , shoprite.

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  9. lo P F Chang ka tho waatt lag gaya ;D ....kidding...yumm eee...

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  10. Looks totally healthy and tasty!!

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  11. Tofu lettuce wrap looks delicious Linsy, would like to grab some :)

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  12. Wonderful wraps , thanks for sending to my event. Waiting for more recipes from you.

    Cook with Comfort~ Blog Anniversay event with Giveaway

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  13. Interesting recipe , yet healthy one
    Thank you for linking it to my event

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  14. tempting dear!! wish to finish of the entire wraps you have prepared!!

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  15. Another very healthy and delicious looking snack, thanks so much for linking up to the #FamilyFoodies April event.

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