Hoisin Vegetable and Tofu Stir-Fry
The garlic and hot pepper flakes in this stir-fry are a nice foil for the sweetness of the hoisin sauce. To organize yourself, cook 1 1/2 cups rice before you begin stir-frying and keep it warm on the back burner; the stir frying will take only a few minu
- Sauce:1/3 cup hoisin sauce
- 2 Tbs Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
- 1 Tbs sesame oil
- 1 Tbs tamari
- Stir-Fry:2 Tbs vegetable oil
- 1 lb extra-firm tofu, sliced, patted very dry, then cut into 2x1/2-inch (5x1.25cm) logs
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
- 1 red bell pepper, cut into 3x1/2-inch (8x1.25cm) strips
- 1 bunch broccoli, cut into small florets, stalks peeled and sliced (about 5 cups or 575g)
- 1/2 cup walnut halves
- 1/3 cup water
- Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
- Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat until hot but not smoking. Make sure tofu is patted very dry to prevent sticking. Add tofu to wok and stir-fry until lightly golden. Transfer tofu to a platter and reduce heat to medium-high.
- Add a tsp of oil to the wok. Add garlic and crushed red pepper flakes and cook 1 minute. Stir in red bell pepper, broccoli and walnuts and toss to coat with the garlic. Pour in water, toss vegetables, then cover the pan. Cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender but crunchy.
- Stir in tofu, then pour on the sauce mixture. Stir-fry 1 minute or until the sauce coats everything and is thickened. Serve on rice.
Calories from Fat 200 (56%)
(36%)Total Fat 23g
(12%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 12g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Total Carbohydrate 23g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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