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Easy Tofu Stir Fry recipes. Crispy tofu with red bell pepper, bell pepper, or any fresh vegetables you love. This stir fry is healthy and can be eaten with rice, or on its own.

HOW DO YOU MAKE TOFU STIR FRY

HOW DO YOU MAKE TOFU STIR FRY?
To Prepare Tofu:
Drain the tofu. Wrap each block in a double layer of paper towels and pat dry, pressing down on the tofu lightly to squeeze out excess moisture.
Cut the tofu into 1/2-inch cubes and pan fry on medium-high heat with 2 Tbsp cooking oil, mixing and turning frequently until the tofu is lightly golden brown on most sides. Set aside.
cook vegetables. Add the carrots to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until just tender. Add all the vegetables (bell peppers, onions, ). Saute on medium-high heat until they are cooked, but still semi-crispy.

tofu stir fry recipe

While they are cooking, continue to prepare the sauce. Combine all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.
After the veggies are cooked, Mix your tofu and veggies with a sweet and savory sauce,
Toss the vegetables and tofu with the sauce until well coated.
Simmer on medium or medium-high heat and mix frequently until the sauce is thick.

HOW DO YOU MAKE TOFU STIR FRY

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tofu stir fry recipe

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Easy Tofu Stir Fry. Crispy tofu with red bell pepper, bell pepper, or any fresh vegetables you love. This stir fry is healthy and can be eaten with rice, or on its own.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: tofu stir fry recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 256kcal
Author: Luda huang

Equipment

  • skillet

Ingredients

  • 1 green bell pepper diced into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper diced into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 orange bell pepper diced into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 medium white onion diced into 1-inch cubes
  • 8 oz. firm tofu
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1 cup carrots sliced or baby carrots
  • 4 tablespoons oil vegetable, coconut, divided
  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot

Instructions

  • To Prepare Tofu:
  • Drain the tofu. Wrap each block in a double layer of paper towels and pat dry, pressing down on the tofu lightly to squeeze out excess moisture.
  • Cut the tofu into 1/2-inch cubes and pan fry on medium-high heat with 2 Tbsp cooking oil, mixing and turning frequently until the tofu is lightly golden brown on most sides. Set aside.
  • To Prepare Stir Fry.
  • In a large wok or skillet, heat 2 Tbsp vegetable oil on medium heat.
  • Add the garlic and saute until fragrant (30 seconds).
  • Turn the heat up to medium-high.
  • Add the carrots to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until just tender. Add all the vegetables (bell peppers, onions, ). Saute on medium-high heat until they are cooked, but still semi-crispy. Mix frequently.
  • While they are cooking, continue to prepare the sauce. Combine all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.
  • Once the veggies are tender but crispy, turn the heat down to medium. Add the prepared tofu. Add the prepared sauce.
  • Toss the vegetables and tofu with the sauce until well coated. There should be extra liquid.
  • Simmer on medium or medium-high heat and mix frequently until the sauce starts to thicken and coat the vegetables and tofu. until the sauce is thick.
  • Sprinkle with green onions. Serve hot with some cooked or rice! Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 825mg | Potassium: 328mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 7319IU | Vitamin C: 104mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1mg
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