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               CRISPY BEAN CURD CUBES WITH PEANUT DIPPING SA
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Appetizers
                 Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4   lb           Bean curd (tofu)
                         - cut into 1-inch cubes
    1 1/4   c            Peanut oil -- for deep-frying
                         -----SAUCE-----
    1       oz           Roasted peanuts
    1       tb           Sugar
    2       tb           Water
    2       ts           Chinese white rice vinegar
                         -OR- cider vinegar
    1       tb           Finely chopped cilantro
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/2   ts           Chili oil
 
   Combine the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl
   and set aside.
   
   Heat the 1 1/4 cups oil in a deep-fat fryer or a large
   wok until it almost smokes.  Deep-fry the bean curd
   cubes in two batches.  When each batch of bean curd
   cubes is lightly browned, remove and drain well on
   paper towel.
   
   Arrange the bean curd cubes on a platter and serve the
   peanut sauce separately as a dipping sauce. Source:
   Asian Vegetaraian Feast - by Ken Hom
  
 
 
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