Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry | Vegan Delight

If you’re searching for a delightful vegan dish that perfectly balances sweet and sour flavors, look no further than our Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry. This recipe is a delightful dance of tastes and textures, bringing together the goodness of tofu and a rainbow of fresh vegetables in a tantalizing sauce that will awaken your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 block of firm tofu, cubed
  • 2 cups of mixed bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 cup of pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup of snap peas
  • 1/4 cup of red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable broth
  • 3 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger, grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • Sesame seeds for garnish
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Start by pressing the tofu to remove excess water. Cut it into cubes and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the vegetable broth, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, cornstarch, and grated ginger to make the sauce. Set aside.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a large pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add the cubed tofu and cook until it’s golden and crispy. Remove the tofu from the pan and set it aside.
  4. In the same pan, add a bit more oil if needed. Add minced garlic and chopped red onion. Sauté until fragrant.
  5. Add the sliced bell peppers, snap peas, and pineapple chunks to the pan. Cook until the vegetables are slightly tender yet still crisp.
  6. Pour the prepared sauce over the vegetables. Toss everything together and let the sauce thicken.
  7. Gently fold in the cooked tofu, ensuring it’s coated with the flavorful sauce.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve the Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry over cooked rice, garnished with sesame seeds and fresh cilantro leaves.

Prep time: 20 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

A harmonious blend of crispy tofu and vibrant vegetables coated in a sweet and sour glaze.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 5g

Concluding Thoughts:

Elevate your vegan culinary adventures with our Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry. This colorful and flavorful dish is not only a feast for the eyes but also a treat for your taste buds. The crispy tofu, paired with the medley of fresh vegetables and the delectable sweet and sour sauce, creates a symphony of flavors that’s both satisfying and nourishing. Whether you’re a vegan enthusiast or simply looking to explore plant-based options, this recipe is a must-try. Serve it over a bed of fluffy rice and enjoy the burst of tastes and textures in every mouthful. Sweet and sour never tasted this good—indulge in this Vegan Delight today!

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