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simmered tofu & ground meat with demi-glace sauce

Braised Tofu & Ground Meat with Demi-Glace Sauce


  • 2 blocks of tofu
  • 14 ounces ground pork or beef
  • 2 ounces canned green peas
  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth or soup stock
  • 10 ounces demi-glace sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • a little pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil
  • 1 quart water
Step 1

step 1:

Cut each tofu block in half lengthwise. Place knife halfway down the side of the block and slice across. Then cut each half across in thirds to make 12 bite-size pieces for each block.

Step 2

step 2:

Pour the water into a pan and add the tofu. Boil for ten minutes on medium heat. Remove and drain the tofu in a colander.

Step 3

step 3:

Heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium flame and add the ground meat. Add the pepper. Sear until it changes color.

Step 4

step 4:

Pour the chicken stock into the pan and bring to a boil. Add the demi-glace sauce and salt, and stir.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the tofu and boil for 10 minutes.

Step 6

step 6:

Add the green peas and boil for 1 minute.

Tōfu to hikiniku no demigurasu-sōsu-ni


Although this dish looks rich, it is healthy because it uses tofu. The rich taste of demi-glace sauce matches the simple taste of tofu.