Hot and Spicy Tofu Recipe

Looking for an easy Hot and Spicy Tofu recipe? Learn how to make Hot and Spicy Tofu using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by from_nebraska

Makes 4 servings



"Firm tofu, bell pepper, and red onion, all quickly stir fried in sweet and sour sauce. A word of caution - this is VERY spicy! If you like milder dishes, decrease the amount of pepper flakes or omit them altogether." Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 12 Minutes Ready In: 22 Minutes Servings: 4

Recipe Ingredients for Hot and Spicy Tofu

3 tablespoons peanut oil
16 oz extra firm tofu, cubed
1 red onion, sliced
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 jalapeno
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/3 cup hot water
3 tablespoons white vinegar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Recipe Directions for Hot and Spicy Tofu

  1. 1. Heat peanut oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat. Toss the tofu into the oil, and cook until browned on all sides. Once browned, toss in onion, bell pepper, chile pepper, and garlic; cook until just tender, about 5 minutes.

  2. 2. In a small bowl, whisk together the hot water, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, cornstarch, and red pepper flakes. Pour over tofu and vegetables, toss to coat, and simmer 3 to 5 minutes, or until sauce thickens slightly.

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Categories

Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 258.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
207
Calories from Fat
136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.1g
23%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
18mg
1%
Potassium
300mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
10.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
10.1g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 69%
Calcium 24% Iron 12%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in calcium
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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