Vegan Malaysian Tofu With Mushroom Sauce

October 31, 2019
This Malaysian tofu with mushroom sauce is a warm and comforting dish that takes minimal prep time. It has the seal of approval from meat eaters, tofu haters, and plant eaters alike. The flavors were inspired by a classic Malaysian home-cooked dish. The original dish would consist of finely chopped steamed pork and seafood over tofu—now you can have similar flavors, while helping animals and the planet. 🐷♥️The tofu will keep in the fridge for 3 days.
Vegan Malaysian Tofu with mushroom sauce

Vegan Malaysian Tofu With Mushroom Sauce

Recipe Type: Appetizers Hearty Entrees
utensils YIELDS Serves 2 as a main, 4 as a side
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  • Vegetarian oyster sauce
  • Vegetarian Hoisin sauce
  • Light soy sauce
  • Red Onion
  • Olive Oil
  • Spring Onion or Coriander, finely chopped (optional)
  • Tofu
  • Mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp Vegetarian oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp Vegetarian Hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp Light soy sauce
  • 1/2 Red Onion
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • Spring Onion or Coriander, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 block Tofu
  • 1 cup Mushrooms
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1. Steam the tofu for five minutes.
2. Finely dice the red onion. Saute the onion in a tsp of olive oil on medium heat.
3. Add the sauces. Gradually add 1/3 cup water, turning the heat up so that the sauce thickens and forms a glaze.
4. Pour over the tofu.
If you like, feel free to top with some finely sliced coriander or spring onion. Serve with rice 🙂

Also by Deborah: Vegan Halloween Sushi
Vegan Mee Goreng (Malaysian Stir Fry Noodles)
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Photo: Deborah Tan

Debbie was born in Malaysia and grew up in New Zealand. She loves writing, musicals, and living a plant based life. A digital marketer by day, she is also passionate about visual storytelling. She hopes to show that living a more sustainable and compassionate lifestyle can be simple and fun! Debbie has volunteered for social and environmental causes over the years, and interviewed Dr Jane Goodall on her 2018 world tour. Visit her Instagram @debbietan96 for snaps of delicious food and plants, and YouTube for music.


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