Sweet and Sour Tofu
A dish packed full of flavour that takes just 20 minutes
This dish is one that gets your taste buds tingling, its packed full of household ingredients that don't cost the earth. It's made in one pan, easy to cook and it tastes delicious. I don't know about you, any recipe for me that saves on the washing up, I'm in.
How to make my Sweet and Sour Tofu...
Prep time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serves 4
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280g of tofu
1 large red pepper
Half a head of broccoli
Two large handfuls of green beans (approx 20)
For the sauce:
9 tbsp of chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp of garlic powder
1 tbsp of onion powder
7 tbsp of soy sauce
3 tbsp of sesame oil
3 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
3 tbsp of brown sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
Step by Step Instructions:
1.Start by preparing your vegetables - cut your tofu, peppers, green beans and broccoli into small pieces.
2. Its time to crisp up your tofu. First, start by adding oil into a frying pan and warm over a medium heat. Carefully place in your cubes of tofu into your pan and fry until golden and crispy. Once your tofu has turned golden, add all your other vegetables to the pan and continue to fry over a medium heat.
3. To your softened your vegetables, add the chopped tomatoes, soy sauce, sesame oil, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, garlic and onion powder. Here you can also add your salt and pepper to taste. Combine all the ingredients so that all your vegetables and tofu are covered in your sweet and sour sauce. If your mixture is a little dry, add a few extra tbsps of chopped tomatoes.
4. Bring your sauce to the boil, then simmer for 5 minutes to allow the sauce to thicken a little and coat all of your vegetables and tofu.
Serve your Sweet and Sour tofu up on a bed of rice. This dish is vegan friendly, keeps for 4 days in the fridge, perfect for your weekly meal prep.
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