Pork and tofu cakes

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Serves

4

Pork and tofu cakes

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 1 454-g pkg medium tofu , cut into large cubes and drained on paper towels
  • 250 g lean ground pork
  • 1 egg
  • 3 green onions , finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped dill
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil

Instructions

  • MASH tofu in a medium bowl. Stir in pork, egg, green onions, pepper, dill, flour, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic powder and salt. Divide into 12 portions (about 1/3 cup each). Form each into a ball and flatten into a 2-in. disc.
  • HEAT canola oil in a large frying pan over medium. Cook tofu cakes in 2 batches until golden, about 3 min per side. Remove to a large platter lined with paper towels.
  • SERVE with a salad and Thai chili sauce for dipping.

 

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 394,
  • Protein
  • 34 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11 g,
  • Fat
  • 31 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 875 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin C

Kitchen Tip: For a firmer texture, drain tofu in a sieve placed over a bowl overnight.