fab. vegan recipe of the day: ‘Tofu and green bean stir-fry’

Posted on January 16, 2013


Today (16th January), Michele Borboa posted a fab. vegan recipe on her Vegan she knows web-site titled ‘Tofu and green bean stir-fry’, a recipe by chef and food writer Carol Kicinski.

‘… Stir things up in the kitchen with this brand new gluten-free stir fry recipe created by gluten-free chef and food writer Carol Kicinski. Not only is it a healthy weeknight dinner idea, it only requires a few ingredients and can be on the table in minutes.

Tofu and Green Bean Stir-Fry
Serves 4

  • 1/4 cup San-J Gluten-Free Tamari
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free sweet chili garlic sauce
  • 1 pound extra firm tofu
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons oil, use divided
  • 1 pound green beans, cleaned trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  1. Combine the San-J Gluten-Free Tamari with the chili garlic sauce, set aside.
  2. Cut tofu into 1/2-inch cubes, pat dry with paper towels and put into a mixing bowl with the cornstarch, toss to coat.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat until it starts to shimmer, add half the tofu in an even layer in the pan. Cook the tofu undisturbed for 2 minutes. Gently flip and stir the tofu. Continue to cook and stir until the tofu is lightly golden brown on all sides, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Remove the tofu to a plate and set aside. Heat 1 more tablespoon of oil in the pan and cook the remaining tofu the same way. Remove from pan.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and add the remaining tablespoon of oil and the green beans. Cook the green beans, stirring, for 1 minute.
  6. Add 1/4 cup of water and continue to cook the beans for 3 minutes or until they are bright green and crisp tender.
  7. Increase the heat back up to high, add the reserved sauce mixture and boil for 1 minute or until it reduces slightly.
  8. Add the tofu and cook for 1 minute. Serve immediately …’

Read the recipe, view image, follow a link to other recipes and add your comment online at http://vegan.sheknows.com/2013/01/16/tofu-and-green-bean-stir-fry/


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