Melt-in-Your-Mouth Tofu Stir-Fry
If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy weeknight dinner option, this Melt-in-Your-Mouth Tofu Stir-Fry is a fantastic choice. Packed with flavors and textures, it’s a dish that will satisfy both your taste buds and your desire for a nutritious meal.
- 1 block of firm tofu, cubed
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced
- 1 cup broccoli florets
- 1 carrot, thinly sliced
- 1 cup snow peas
- 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- Cooking oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a bowl, combine the cubed tofu with soy sauce and let it marinate for 15 minutes.
- Heat a pan or wok over medium-high heat and add sesame oil.
- Add garlic and ginger, sauté for a minute until fragrant.
- Add tofu and cook until it turns golden brown on all sides. Remove from the pan and set aside.
- In the same pan, add a bit more oil if needed and stir-fry the bell pepper, broccoli, carrot, and snow peas until they are tender-crisp.
- In a small bowl, mix hoisin sauce and cornstarch. Pour it over the vegetables and stir until the sauce thickens.
- Return the cooked tofu to the pan and toss everything together. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve your Melt-in-Your-Mouth Tofu Stir-Fry hot, garnished with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This Melt-in-Your-Mouth Tofu Stir-Fry is a delightful combination of crispy tofu and colorful vegetables, all coated in a savory and slightly sweet hoisin sauce. It’s quick to prepare and perfect for busy weeknights. Plus, it’s a great way to incorporate more plant-based protein into your diet. Whether you’re a tofu enthusiast or trying it for the first time, this dish will surely become a favorite in your household.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 240 | Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 14g
Conclude your meal with this fantastic stir-fry, and you’ll find yourself making it again and again. Enjoy!