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General Tao Tofu

  • Prep time: 10 m
  • Cook time: 15 m
  • Makes: 4 servings

This tofu recipe is full of flavour it might even convince those who think it’s totally tasteless. Tofu is also a great plant based protein that is a staple in many Asian dishes. Because it’s naturally bland on its own, it pairs well with dishes that include strong flavours or sauces. 

Ingredients and Equipment

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Directions

Step 1 

Cook rice according to package directions. Set aside.

Step 2 

Cut tofu into cubes (about 1 inch by 1 inch). Place tofu in a bowl with the cornstarch, shake to coat.

Step 3 

Heat the frying pan over medium-high heat. Add oil, and fry tofu until browned on all sides. Remove from the pan.

Step 4 

Fry green onions, and broccoli together until softened. Add ginger, garlic, ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and water. Stir until sauce has thickened.

Step 6 

Add tofu back into the pan and stir to coat the tofu with the sauce. Serve with cooked brown rice.

Tips & Variations

  • To make this recipe gluten free, make sure you are using gluten free soy sauce or tamari

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories
350
Total Fat
13g
Saturated Fat
1.5g
Sodium
310mg
Carbohydrates
46g
Fibre
3g
Sugar
8g
Protein
14g