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Make our sweet + sour tofu
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Make our sweet + sour tofu

by Valentina Concordia

3min read

Our Sweet + Sour Tofu bowl is packed with miso glazed tofu and fresh veg, coated in a sticky sweet and sour sauce with sesame rice, toasted cashews and juicy pineapple. Try making it at home by following our easy recipe.

Prep Time

10mins

Cook Time

25mins

Serves

4

Ingredients

tofu:

  • 250g tofu
  • 2 tsp tamari
  • 2 tsp red miso
  • ½ tsp garlic puree
  • ½ tsp ginger puree

sauce:

  • ⅔ cup pineapple juice
  • 1 ½  tbsp applesauce
  • ½  tsp garlic puree
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • ⅓ cup water
  • ½ tsp arrowroot

rice:

  • 200g brown rice, cooked
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander, chopped
  • ¼ tsp sesame oil
  • ⅛ tsp salt

veg:

  • ½ head broccoli, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

garnish:

  • ¼ cup cashews, toasted
  • ¼ cup pineapple, cubed

Method

STEP 1

Tofu: Drain tofu. Cut each block in half and press out excess water using kitchen paper. Then dice in 1.5 mm slices. Mix tamari, miso, garlic and ginger in a bowl. Whisk well. Coat tofu with marinade and let marinate for 20 minutes. Spread tofu on a lined baking tray and roast at 200˙C for 12 minutes.

STEP 2

Sauce: Combine all sauce ingredients in saucepan and whisk. Bring to a boil and boil rapidly for 3-4 mins to reduce. In a bowl, whisk together arrowroot and water to make slurry, making sure there are no clumps. Add to saucepan, whilst continuing to whisk. Simmer for a final 2 minutes, then remove from heat.

STEP 3

Rice: In a bowl, combine cooked rice with spring onions, coriander, salt and sesame oil.

STEP 4

Veg: Add steamed broccoli, steamed peppers and fresh pineapple cubes to a bowl. Add sesame oil and a pinch of salt, and mix to combine.

STEP 5

Garnish: Toast cashews and sesame seeds until golden, at 170˚C for 6 minutes.

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