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Kung Pao Tofu Stir Fry

Kung Pao Tofu Stir Fry - easy and healthy stir fry that takes only 30 minutes to make!

This recipe works well with other vegetables, such as carrots, zucchini and cabbage.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Take the tofu out of the package and wrap it around a layer of paper towels. Let it sit on the counter for 10 to 15 minutes. Then, cut the tofu into cubes.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce (or tamari), honey, water and cornstarch. Set that aside.
  3. Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil in a large sauté pan or a wok over medium-high heat. Add the tofu cubes and fry them for 5 to 6 minutes, flipping them occasionally to sear the other sides. Sprinkle a pinch of salt over the tofu. Transfer the tofu to a plate and set that aside.
  4. Add the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil into the pan and add the onions. Let the onions cook for 2 minutes, then add the ginger and chilis and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds to a minute.
  5. Mix in the green beans, sugar snap peas, bell pepper and a pinch of salt, and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Add the fried tofu and peanuts and stir to combine. Give the soy sauce mixture a quick stir and pour it into the pan. Let the sauce thicken for 30 seconds and stir to coat the vegetables and tofu. Add the sliced scallions and stir to incorporate. Season with more salt to taste and garnish with red pepper flakes, if you like.
  6. Serve immediately with rice.

Notes

NUTRITION INFORMATION: Amount Per Serving: Calories: 356, Total Fat 23g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 537mg, Cholesterol: 0mg, Total Carbohydrate: 27.5g, Dietary Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 16.7g, Protein 16g