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Tau Kwa with almonds - Shared by Ng Zhi Xian


Tau kwa (beancurd) 3-4 nos

Coconut oil

Soy sauce 1 tblspn

Sesame oil 1 tspn

Dash of onion powder

​Dash of black pepper

​Pinch of salt

​Chicken stock 2 tblspn

Almonds 8-10 nos


1. Mix marinade - soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, salt, chicken stock

2. Pound almonds into rough bits

3. Dry tau kwa with kitchen towel

4.  Heat coconut oil on high heat, pan fry tau kwa, turning once each side is brown

5. Add almonds and stir fry for about 1 minute

6. Pour in marinade and leave it to evaporate.

Recipe has been edited for clarity by the HealthXchange team.

Ref: L20