Mushroom tofu pockets

Mushroom tofu pockets recipe

Mushroom tofu pockets is a heavenly for those with earthy tastes.

Mushrooms are like meat to vegetarians. My winning dish combines mushrooms, tofu and sushi rice – what more could you want? Serve with Pierre Jourdan Tranquille Rosé.

Recipe by Nicky Gibbs  

Mushroom tofu pockets

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 40 mins

Ingredients

  • Rice

  • 60ml water
  • 15ml rice wine vinegar
  • 15ml mirin
  • 60ml well-washed
  • sushi rice
  • Oyster mushroom filling

  • 5ml sesame oil
  • 100g oyster mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 5ml mirin
  • 2ml soy sauce
  • 50ml sushi rice
  • 1 tofu pocket
  • Portobello mushroom filling

  • 5ml sesame oil
  • 100g Portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 5ml fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 5ml soy sauce
  • 10g sushi rice
  • 1 tofu pocket
  • Button mushroom filling

  • 5ml sesame oil
  • 100g baby button mushrooms
  • 10ml fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 5ml soy sauce
  • 10ml mirin
  • 10ml rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tofu pocket
  • fresh herbs, to serve

Instructions

1

To make the rice, heat the water, vinegar and mirin. Add the rice and cover well. Cook on a low heat for 15 minutes then rest for 10 minutes. Set aside.

2

To make the oyster mushroom filling, heat the sesame oil in a wok. When hot, sauté the mushrooms with the garlic, mirin and soy sauce. Place a little sushi rice in the base of the tofu pocket and neatly top with the oyster mushroom filling.

3

For the Portobello mushroom filling, heat the sesame oil in a wok. When hot, sauté the mushrooms, ginger and soy sauce. Place a little sushi rice in the base of the tofu pocket and neatly top with the Portobello filling.

4

Lastly for the button mushroom filling, heat the sesame oil in a wok. When hot, sauté the mushrooms, season with the ginger and soy, add the mirin and rice vinegar and cook for a few minutes. Place the sushi rice at the base of the pocket and neatly top with the button mushroom filling.

5

Serve the tofu pockets garnished with fresh herbs.

Notes

Tofu pockets are available at oriental supermarkets.

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