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Vegetarian Protein Sticks

egusto Sep 28, 2008 04:22 PM

I was at an Asian grocery store today, and an unusual product caught my eye - "Vegetarian Protein Sticks" - they are essentially rolls of dried soybean curd, I think (see attached photo). The package is in Chinese, so I have no idea how they are supposed to be prepared. Could anyone offer some insight or recipes?

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    joshuajon RE: egusto Dec 28, 2009 12:34 PM

    I'm pretty sure these are tofu skins - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tofu_skin

    1. rozz01 RE: egusto Dec 29, 2009 01:52 PM

      Josh is right, thats tofu skins. Theyre great added to homemade soups. has a great texture. I find that breaking them up and simmering in aa assertive broth brings out the best in them.

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        Amy in CA RE: egusto Mar 6, 2011 01:26 AM

        These are great for vegetarian stir fry dishes. Simply soak them in hot tap water for 5 to 10 minutes. Drain them well and squeeze out excess water and they're ready to use. Very delicious and convenience.

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          freda kurtz RE: egusto Apr 10, 2011 07:25 PM

          the recipes you suggest for the dried bean curd sounds nice...........but I need specific recipe for a passover dish......... any suggestions other than b-b-q ribs?

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