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Veggie and Tofu Stir Fry

Serving Size: 6
Veggie and Tofu Stir-Fry gives you that delicious seared, slightly smoky taste that you enjoy in a good Chinese restaurant.

Recipe by: Mayumi Tavalero

Cook Times

Active Prep10
Hands-On Cook20
Passive10
Total Time40 minutes
Recipe Serving Size6

Cooking Tools Required

Colander, Cutting board, Measuring cups and spoons, Mixing bowls, Mixing spoon, Saute pan, Sharp Knives, Spatula, Tongs, Top Stove, Vegetable Peeler, Whisk, Wok

Ingredients

For the tofu:

  • 14 ounce extra-firm tofu drained
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1/3 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch

For the aromatics:

  • 3 green onion sliced
  • 4 clove garlic chopped
  • 4 teaspoon fresh ginger finely chopped

For the vegetables:

  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 3 carrot large, peeled and julienne-cut
  • 3 head bok choy cut into 2 inch lengths
  • 2 zucchini cut into 2 inch lengths about 1/2 inch wide
  • 1 1/2 cup snow pea trimmed

For the sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 3 tablespoon Shaoxing (Chinese rice wine) or dry sherry
  • 1/3 cup vegetable broth
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoon sesame oil

Instructions

  • Cut tofu lengthwise into 4 equal pieces; cut each piece crosswise into 1/2-inch squares. Place tofu on several layers of paper towels; cover with additional paper towels. Let stand 10 minutes, pressing down occasionally.
  • Combine tofu, salt, pepper, and cornstarch in a medium bowl; toss to coat.
  • Heat a large wok or skillet over medium high heat. Add avocado oil to pan; swirl to coat.
  • Add tofu to pan; stir-fry 8 minutes, turning to brown on all sides. Remove tofu from pan with a slotted spoon; place in a medium bowl.
  • Add green onions, garlic, and ginger to pan; stir-fry 1 minute. Remove from pan; add to bowl with tofu.
  • Add additional oil to pan; swirl to coat.
  • Add carrots; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add bok choy, zucchini, and snow peas; stir-fry 3 minutes.
  • Add tofu back to pan. Whisk together all the sauce ingredients and pour over tofu. Mix well to combine, lifting from the bottom of the pan, being careful not to break up the tofu.
Reheating Instructions

Heat in microwave on high power until heated through or stir fry over medium heat.

Nutrition

Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 470mg | Potassium: 727mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 10030IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 3mg