Mix together the soy sauce, sesame oil, scallions, garlic, ginger, and sesame seeds in a large bowl. Add the meat, toss well to coat, cover, refrigerate, and marinate for about 1 hour - longer if time allows, shorter if you're in a hurry.
Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Drain the meat, reserving the marinade and brown it, turning once or twice. Add 6 cups water and bring to a boil; lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
Add the tofu and reserved marinade and heat through, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.
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Adapted from The Best
Recipes In The World by Mark Bittman Copyright © 2005 by Mark Bittman.
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