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Sticky Tofu Bowl with Asian Flavours

Preparation

15 minutes

Cooking

10 minutes

Total

25 minutes

Portion(s)

4 portions

Ingredients

  • 250 mL (1 cup) rice
  • 454 g firm or extra-firm tofu
  • 60 mL (4 tablespoons) cornstarch
  • 5 mL (1 teaspoon) cumin
  • 2.5 mL (½ teaspoon) cinnamon
  • 2.5 mL (½ teaspoon) ground ginger
  • Pepper, to taste
     
  • 15 mL (1 tablespoon) vegetable oil
  • 30 mL (2 tablespoons) hoisin sauce
  • 30 mL (2 tablespoons) lemon juice
  • 30 mL (2 tablespoons) tahini
  • 15 mL (1 tablespoon) sodium-reduced soy sauce
     
  • 750 mL (3 cups) cooked vegetables of your choice (bok choy, bean sprouts, green beans etc.)

Topping (optional)

  • Chopped green onions
  • Crushed peanuts

Preparation

  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Pat dry the tofu with paper towels and cut into cubes.
  3. In a bowl, mix cornstarch with cumin, cinnamon, ground ginger and pepper. Add the cubed tofu and mix well so that all the tofu cubes are well coated.
  4. In a skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Add tofu cubes and sauté for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally so that the tofu does not burn.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low and add hoisin sauce, lemon juice, tahini and soy sauce. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve over rice with vegetables of your choice and garnish to taste.

 

Nutritional value (per serving)
Calories 460 kcal
Fat 13 g
Carbohydrates 52 g
Fibre 5 g
Protein 27 g
Sodium 483 mg

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