Pork-and-Tofu Stir-Fry

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Pork-and-Tofu Stir-Fry
Photo: © Kana Okada
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 pound pork loin, cut into 1 1/2-by-1/4-inch strips

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • Large pinch of crushed red pepper

  • 1 large leek—halved and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 cup chicken stock or low-sodium broth

  • 1/2 pound firm tofu, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce

  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar

  • 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.

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