Sweet & Sour Tofu Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet & Sour Tofu recipe? Learn how to make Sweet & Sour Tofu using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ljbaker2

Makes 4 servings



This Chinese-restaurant standard is a simple dish to prepare at home. If you like, add a pinch of crushed red pepper or chile-garlic sauce to give the sauce a little heat.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet & Sour Tofu

20 oz pineapple chunks
3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons ketchup
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
14 oz tofu
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons garlic
1 tablespoon ginger
1 large red bell pepper
1 large green bell pepper

Recipe Directions for Sweet & Sour Tofu

  1. 1. Drain and set aside pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup of the juice. Whisk the reserved pineapple juice, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce and sugar in a medium bowl until smooth. Place tofu in a large bowl; toss with 3 tablespoons of the sauce. Let marinate for at least 5 minutes and up to 30 minutes.

  2. 2. Meanwhile, add cornstarch to the remaining sauce and whisk until smooth.

  3. 3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Transfer the tofu to the pan using a slotted spoon; whisk any remaining marinade into the bowl of reserved sauce. Cook the tofu, stirring every 1 to 2 minutes, until golden brown, 7 to 9 minutes total. Transfer to a plate.

  4. 4. Add the remaining oil to the pan and heat over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add red and green peppers and cook, stirring often, until just tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in the reserved sauce and cook, stirring, until thickened, about 30 seconds. Add the tofu and pineapple and cook, stirring gently, until heated through, about 2 minutes more.

  5. -Eatingwell.com

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 366.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
272
Calories from Fat
105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.7g
18%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
402mg
17%
Potassium
557mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
33.6g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
22.1g
Protein
10.7g
Vitamin A 54% Vitamin C 292%
Calcium 24% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement