Seafood and tofu stir fry in tomato sauce

Seafood and tofu stir fry in tomato sauce


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About this recipe: A protein-rich, Chinese stir-fry dish. Prawns are cooked with seafood sticks and cubed tofu, in a rich tomato-based sauce. Enjoy with a bowl of freshly cooked white rice.

tonytsang Quebec, Canada

Serves: 4 

  • 10-12 medium prawns, shelled and deveined
  • 8 crab flavoured seafood sticks, chopped
  • salt and white pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 (396g) block tofu, cubed
  • 125ml water
  • 1 tablespoon black soy sauce

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:10min marinating  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Season the prawns and seafood sticks with salt and white pepper. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir-fry the prawns and seafood sticks until cooked through, 3-4 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Heat the same frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Saute the garlic until fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Add the onion and salt; cook until soft, 3-4 minutes.
  4. Stir in the tomatoes and sugar; cook until soft 3-4 minutes. Add the water and black soy sauce, allow to heat through, 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add tofu, cover and simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in the prawns and seafood sticks, mix well and serve.


Black soy sauce can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality stores.

Cook's note

If you like thicker sauce, add a little bit of cornflour mixed with water towards the end.

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