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Tofu with Tausi and Straw Mushrooms

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 16 ounces extra firm tofu deep fried and cut into cubes
  • 1 10 oz. can straw mushroom, water discarded
  • 2 tablespoons tausi salted black beans
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chicken powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/4 cup Sherry cooking wine
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch diluted in 3 tablespoons water.
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Combine the chicken powder and 1 cup water. Stir and set aside.
  • Heat a wok or pan. Pour-in the cooking oil.
  • When the oil turns hot, sauté the ginger and green onions for 30 seconds.
  • Add the deep fried tofu, salted black beans, and straw mushrooms. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the sherry wine and oyster sauce . Stir.
  • Pour-in the water and chicken powder mixture. Let the liquid boil. Continue to cook for 2 to 5 minutes.
  • Pour-in the cornstarch and water mixture. Stir and cook for a minute or until the sauce thickens.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g