Sweet and sour tofu

Sweet and sour tofu

Total: 30 Min. | Active: 30 Min.
vegetarian, lactose-free
Nutritional value / people: 314 kcal
, Fat: 16 g
, Carbohydrate: 21 g
, Protein: 19 g


4 people


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500g tofu, cut into approx. 1 cm cubes
2tbsp soy sauce
1tbsp peanut oil
2dl water
3tbsp lime juice
3tbsp soy sauce
1tbsp ginger, finely chopped
2tbsp sugar
2 spring onions incl. green parts, cut diagonally into rings 1 cm wide
300g courgettes, halved lengthways, cut into slices approx. 1 cm thick
1 yellow and red peppers, peeled, cut into fine strips
1 red chilli, deseeded, cut diagonally into thin rings
soy sauce, to taste
3tbsp coriander leaves, torn into pieces
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How it's done

Mix the tofu with soy sauce, briefly marinate. Heat the oil in a wok or a wide-bottomed frying pan, reduce the heat. Pat the tofu dry, stir-fry in batches for approx. 3 mins., remove, cover and keep warm. In the same pan, bring the water to the boil with all the ingredients up to and including sugar, reduce the heat, simmer for approx. 3 mins. Add the onions and courgettes, reduce the heat and simmer for approx. 10 mins. until almost soft. Add the peppers, simmer for about another 5 mins. Stir in the tofu and chilli, gently heat, season and serve with coriander.

Good to know
Serve with: Rice or Asian egg noodles.

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