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Chinese Barbecued Chunks

 

Try this succulent dish that is made with TVP in a savory sauce!
309

Yield

8

servings

Prep

40

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

60

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

2 cups TVP (Texturized Vegetable Protein)
or tofu cut into bit-sized chunks
*
2 cups water
boiling
2 tablespoons ketchup
cup ketchup
¼ cup brown sugar
*
2 tablespoons sesame oil
dark
2 tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
2 teaspoons chinese five spice powder
*
*

Directions

Take first three ingredients, mix and let stand 10 minutes. Cover tightly and microwave on medium for 10 minutes or simmer on top of stove 20 minutes, adding more liquid if needed.

Heat sauce, adding any liquid from the chunks. Stir well and when sauce is boiling, mix with the chunks. Let marinate 30 minutes or longer. Before serving, bake in the marinade in a covered dish in a microwave on medium power about 5 minutes, stirring once. OR bake at 350℉ (180℃) until chunks and sauce are hot.

Spicy and aromatic. Serve with toothpicks as an appetizer or mix with cooked rice for a main dish. Makes about 1 quart.

Note: 5 Spice powder may be obtained in a health food store or a Chinese grocery store. VERY hot! OR may be made by combining 1 teaspoon ground fennel, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ½ teaspoon ground star anise, ½ teaspoon ground cloves and ¼ teaspoon szechuan or cayenne pepper.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 81g (2.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 4468% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 407mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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