Tofu Stir-Fry

I love a good stir-fry. Add in some fried tofu and OMGoodness, I am in paradise! This recipe is great with leftover vegetables and almost all the ingredients for the sauce are on hand in your pantry. Homemade Tofu Stir-fry is so much healthier and way more delicious than any restaurant could serve you. Plus, this is a Vegan & Vegetarian dish! Yay! But if you are not into that you can add as much meat to this recipe as you would like. Delicious Rating: This meal has a few steps that can get a bit scary for a beginner cook (frying tofu, oh my!) but don’t fret, the whole meal is done in about 20 minutes. A Quick and Easy recipe right? It is the perfect lunch in my house when I am craving rice and a little spice.

Tofu Stir-Fry
5.0 from 5 reviews
Recipe type: Lunch
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Yields: 4 Servings
This is a Vegan Recipe!
  • 3 cups of Broccoli florets
  • 2 Carrots, julienned
  • 1 pack of extra-firm Tofu, drained and pressed, Diced
  • 1/3 cup Cornstarch
  • Oil for frying
  • 3 Green Onions, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger, minced
  • 1 cup Vegetable stock
  • 1/3 cup Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Mirin
  • 2 tbsp white Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 tsp Asian chili hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Steamed Rice
Cooking Guide
  1. Steam broccoli and carrots until just tender.
  2. Take diced tofu and sprinkle with cornstarch and gently coat.
  3. In a large pan, add a thin layer of oil over medium heat.
  4. Fry tofu evenly on all sides until golden brown.
  5. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  6. In the same pan, add 1 tbsp of oil over medium heat.
  7. Stir in green onions, garlic, and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Mix in vegetable stock, soy sauce, sugar, mirin, vinegar, ketchup, sesame oil, and hot sauce.
  9. Place the 1 tbsp of cornstarch in the 2 tbsp of water and combine and mix into the pan.
  10. Add in broccoli, carrots, and tofu and coat all evenly with sauce.
  11. Stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  12. Serve hot with rice.

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