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Pork-and-Tofu Stir-Fry
© Kana Okada

Pork-and-Tofu Stir-Fry

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  1. 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  2. 1 pound pork loin, cut into 1 1/2-by-1/4-inch strips
  3. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  4. 3 garlic cloves, minced
  5. Large pinch of crushed red pepper
  6. 1 large leek—halved and cut into 1-inch pieces
  7. 1 cup chicken stock or low-sodium broth
  8. 1/2 pound firm tofu, cut into 1-inch cubes
  9. 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  10. 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
  11. 1/2 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil. Add the pork, season with salt and pepper and stir-fry over high heat until cooked, 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Add the remaining vegetable oil to the skillet. Add the garlic and crushed pepper and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the leek and 1/4 cup of the stock, cover and cook until the leek is softened, 2 minutes. Add the remaining 3/4 cup of stock and bring to a simmer. Add the tofu, then stir in the pork, hoisin, vinegar and sesame oil. Transfer to bowls and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Appley Riesling.