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Kuzu Tofu (Tofu with Vegetable and Soy Sauce Mix)

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Ingredients (Serves 4)
*1 cake silk tofu (soft tofu)
*4 shiitake mushrooms
*2 Japanese leeks
*1/2 cup dashi (soup stock)

*3 tbsp soy sauce
*2 tsp sugar
*1 tbsp potato starch
*1 tbsp sake

1 Drain the tofu and wrap it in paper towel. Place it on a strainer.

2 Remove the stem from the shiitake mushrooms and slice them in 5 mm pieces.

3 Cut the Japanese leek into 4-5 centimeter rectangles.

4 Cut the tofu into 6 pieces.

5 Put half of the vegetables in the bottom of the bowl.

6 Add the tofu.

7 Add the remaining vegetables to the bowl.

8 Mix the dashi (soup stock), soy sauce and sugar together. Add the potato starch and mix well.

9 Pour the mixture over the tofu and vegetables.

10 Wrap it with plastic wrap loosely, so that the steam can escape and microwave on medium for 6 minutes.

11 Remove the bowl from the microwave and stir well. This will ensure that the liquid thickens.

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