Buddha Stir Fry Recipe

Looking for an easy Buddha Stir Fry recipe? Learn how to make Buddha Stir Fry using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jgchirackal

Makes 3 servings



This is a great vegetable alternative that is healthy and is delicious. It is a high source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C as well as Calcium and Iron. With only 350 calories per serving this makes a great main dish to help you stay on a diet.

Recipe Ingredients for Buddha Stir Fry

2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 3/4 cup water
1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon Asian chili sauce (or to taste)
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons minced ginger
1/2 pound green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
28 ounce firm tofu, drained and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup snow peas

Recipe Directions for Buddha Stir Fry

  1. Dissolve the cornstarch in 2 tablespoons of the water. Stir in the remaining water, soy sauce and chili sauce; set aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and ginger; cook, stirring 15 seconds.

  3. Add the green beans and red pepper and stir-fry 2 minutes; push them to the perimeter of the skillet.

  4. Add the tofu and cook, stirring once or twice, 4 to 5 minutes, until lightly browned. Stir the sauce and pour it into the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes.

  5. Add the carrots and snow peas; cook 1 to 2 minutes, or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 665.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
146
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.2g
25%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
2425mg
101%
Potassium
940mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
30.9g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8.9g
36%
Sugars
11.4g
Protein
28.7g
Vitamin A 169% Vitamin C 154%
Calcium 61% Iron 38%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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