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Saturday, February 20, 2010

stir fried, flat tofu noodle

Flat tofu noodle (see note)

1 pound flat tofu, cut into noodles, boiled for 2 minutes, drained.

in a wok or large frying pan, heat up:
3 tbsp coconut oil

1 leek, julienned
6 cloves garlic, minced

and cook for 2 minutes

:1 pound sprouts
1 carrot, julienned
1 bunch gai lan

and cook for 2 more minutes

3 tbsp chinese fermened tofu
2 tbsp red miso
4 tbsp shoyu
2 tbsp palm sugar
1/2 cup stock

add to the vegetables, stir fry for 30 seconds, add the flat tofu noodles and serve

Note: Flat tofu is a rare Chinese variety of tofu. Fortunately, in the bay area, Tofu Yu, ( prepares this daily in their tofu shop in Berkeley, along with many other fine styles of tofu. You can find this flat tofu from Tofu Yu at many farmers markets in the bay area. Check them out


  1. flat tofu noodle!?!? i've been living under a rock. wow. i have to track this down.

  2. Flat tofu is a rare form of tofu from Harbin, China. My friends at Tofu yu (, artistan tofu makers in Berkeley are possibly the only ones who make it in this country. Not sure if you can find it in Toronto but you can ask around Chinatown, perhaps?

    i take the sheets of flat tofu and cut them into "noodles" for this dish

  3. You can easily find them in Toronto China town. The price is about $2 for a pack.