Bean Curd Sticks with Chinese Black Mushrooms and Green Beans

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Bean Curd Sticks with Chinese Black Mushrooms and Green Beans
Dietitian of Department of Health said, "Dried bean curd is a good source of protein. It is easily chewable and is suitable for people with poor appetite."
Ingredients: (To Serve 4)
Dried bean curd sticks3 ½ pieces (approx. 90g)
Chinese black mushrooms (dried)3 pieces (approx. 12g)
Green beans2 taels (80g)
Carrot½ piece (approx. 75g)
Vegetable oil (such as peanut oil, canola oil and corn oil, etc.)3 teaspoons
Seasonings:
Salt½ teaspoon
Soy sauce1 tablespoon
Sesame oil1 teaspoon
Sugar1 teaspoon
Water2/3 cup (160 ml)
Thickening:
Cornstarch1½ teaspoons
Water2 tablespoons
Cooking Method:
1.Soak and section the bean curd sticks and tie into knots. Soak, trim, and slice the mushrooms.
2.Rinse, trim and section the green beans. Peel, rinse, and section the carrot.
3.Heat the oil in a non-stick wok or pan. Stir-fry the mushrooms, beans and carrot. Stir in the seasoning sauce and bean curd and bring to boil. Cover and braise. Stir in the thickening sauce.
Per Serving:
Energy(kcal)167
Carbohydrate(g)11
Protein(g)12
Fat(g)8
Cholesterol(mg)0
Dietary Fibre(g)1.5
Sodium(mg)685
The energy and nutrient content above is estimated according to the information compiled from the USDA Nutrient data Laboratory. Values are for reference only.
This recipe is provided by the Elderly Health Service, Department of Health.
Extract from CookSmart, Issue 26