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Chinese Tofu Scramble

Ready to step up your tofu game with this quick and simple recipe?
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 2 people


  • 1 brick tofu
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 spring onion
  • 50 grams Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 tsp 5 spice
  • 1 tbsp sweet soy sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic granulates
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes (optional)
  • black salt to taste


  • Start by removing most of the liquid from the tofu by squeezing it out or using a press. Crumble the tofu and place it in a bowl for later use.
  • Add some oil to a pan and warm it over medium heat. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook them until they start to break down. Now add the chopped shiitake mushrooms and ginger puree (or about 1/2 tsp freshly minced ginger & cook until most of the moisture in the shiitake has evaporated.
  • Add the spices and crumbled tofu and cook for about a minute while stirring.
  • Add the sweet soy sauce & spring onions. optionally Add some chilli flakes, Cook this for another minute and it's ready to be served. Top it off with some black salt (kala nemak) if you can't find it you can use regular salt. enjoy!