Chinese Barbecued Chunks
Try this succulent dish that is made with TVP in a savory sauce! 326
TVP (Texturized Vegetable Protein)
or tofu cut into bit-sized chunks
soy sauce, tamari
chinese five spice powder
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.