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Chicken and Tofu with Basil

I’m surprised my kid likes tofu. It’s funny because tofu and I didn’t really have a love at first sight kind of story. It took me a while to get used to it. I think the reason I like tofu is because of its nutrient more than its taste. Anyway, I’m blessed that he is happy when I give him something healthy.

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Now try this. Stir fried chicken and tofu with basil. It’s so easy to make and so yummy with some hot rice. I just made this for lunch and my kid absolutely loved it.

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100 gm Chicken- sliced

250 gm tofu-sliced into small pieces and shallow-fried until golden brown

2 fresh red chilies- chopped

4 cloves garlic- chopped

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp oyster sauce

½ tbsp sugar

1 tsp fish sauce

½ cup vegetable stock

Some fresh basil

1 tbsp oil

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Heat oil in the pan over medium-high heat and sauté garlic and red chilies until aromatic.

Add chicken and stir fry until the chicken is cooked. This should take about 2 minutes or so.

Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and fish sauce. Mix well.

Add vegetable stock and cook further until the sauce boils.

Add tofu and basil. Toss well. Check the seasoning and served with hot rice.


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