🌱 Classic Tofu Stir-Fry Recipe
Classic Tofu Stir-Fry
You will need:
- Extra firm tofu
- Soy sauce
- Vegetable oil
- Mixed vegetables (bell peppers, broccoli, carrots)
- Cooked rice
- Start by pressing the tofu for 15 minutes to remove excess water.
- Cut the tofu into cubes and toss them in a bowl with soy sauce and cornstarch.
- Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Add the tofu to the pan and stir-fry until golden brown.
- Remove the tofu and set it aside.
- In the same pan, add more oil if needed and sauté the garlic and ginger until fragrant.
- Add the mixed vegetables to the pan and stir-fry until they are tender.
- Return the tofu to the pan, stir well to combine with the vegetables.
- Serve the stir-fry over cooked rice.
Feel free to customize this recipe with your favorite vegetables or sauces. Just remember to adjust the cooking time accordingly.
Embark on a culinary adventure with our Classic Tofu Stir-Fry recipe. This dish is a delightful blend of textures and flavors that will transport you straight to the vibrant street markets of Asia. The star of this dish, extra firm tofu, is a versatile ingredient that absorbs the rich flavors of the stir-fry, making it a favorite in many Asian-inspired dishes.
When it comes to stir-fry, the possibilities are endless. Our recipe features a colorful medley of vegetables, but feel free to get creative and customize the dish with your favorite veggies. Looking for inspiration? Check out this ultimate vegetable stir-fry guide for some exciting ideas.
Stir-fry is not just about the ingredients, but also about the technique. The key to a great stir-fry is to cook quickly over high heat, ensuring the vegetables retain their crunch and the tofu gets a nice, crispy exterior. For more tips on mastering this cooking method, check out our wok cooking masterclass.
And let's not forget about the sauce. The combination of soy sauce, garlic, and ginger creates a savory, umami-rich flavor that ties the whole dish together. If you're feeling adventurous, why not try creating your own stir-fry sauce? Here are some easy-to-make stir-fry sauce recipes to get you started.
Whether you're a tofu aficionado or new to this versatile ingredient, this Classic Tofu Stir-Fry is a delicious way to explore the world of vegan cooking. So, grab your wok and let's get cooking!