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Tofu with Enoki Mushrooms and Chinese Cabbage Ankake Sauce

Tofu with Enoki Mushrooms and Chinese Cabbage Ankake Sauce

This is a delicious foolproof side dish.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Tofu
1 block
Chinese cabbage
3 leaves
Enoki mushrooms
1 packet
Shiitake mushrooms
1 package
Mentsuyu
about 8 tablespoons
Ginger
1 thumbtip's worth
Mirin
1 tablespoon
Sesame oil
3 tablespoons
Katakuriko
as needed

Steps

1. Chop up the ginger and sauté in the sesame oil in a skillet.
2. Add and sauté the enoki mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms, and Chinese cabbage.
3. Add mentsuyu, mirin and water (not listed) in the skillet to taste the sauce. It should taste a little strong if the liquid just covers the vegetables. Add the katakuriko slurry (katakuriko dissolved in water) and bring it to a boil.
4. Cut the tofu into your preferred sizes, pour over the sauce and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to eat something healthy and that'll also warms me up.