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Stir-fry Tatsoi, Crusty Tofu with Asian Sweet-Sour Sauce

 
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The way to cook tatsoi is kind like cooking spinach. Stir fry it with simple and tasty Asian sauce made with ginger, garlic, soy sauce and rice vinegar. Quick, easy and delicious!

Yield

4

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

22

min

 

Ingredients

3 tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
or more to taste
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
or more to taste
3 teaspoons honey
or brown sugar, or to tate
1 limes
juice, about 4 teaspoons
*
1 inch ginger
peeled and freshly minced
*
2 cloves garlic
or as needed, freshly minced
2 scallions, spring or green onions
thinly sliced, optional
*
red pepper flakes
as needed
*
2 teaspoons sesame oil
½ tablespoon vegetable oil
plus 1 1/2 teaspoons
¾ pound tofu
prefer extra-firm, 1 package, pat dry and cut into 1/2-inch thick and 1 1/2-inch long thick slices
8 cups spinach
or tatsoi
sesame seeds
toasted, for serving
*

Directions

Add the soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, lime juice, ginger, garlic, scallions if using, red pepper flakes to taste and sesame into a small bowl, and whisk until well combined.

Add the soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, lime juice, ginger, garlic, scallions if using, red pepper flakes to taste and sesame into a small bowl, and whisk until well combined.

Heat the vegetable oil In a wok or a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat.

Add the tofu slices, cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes each side, and do not turn the tofu until it's browned on one side.

cook until golden brown, about 5 minutes each side,

Reduce the heat to low, pour half of the sauce into the pan, and cook for about 30 seconds until tofu slices are coated with sauce and start caramelizing.

Reduce the heat to low, pour half of the sauce into the pan,

Place onto a plate and set aside.

Rinse the wok or skillet, wipe it dry with a clean kitchen towel.

Add the remaining vegetable oil to now-empty wok or skillet.

Stir in tat soi until wilted, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Pour in the remaining sauce.

Pour in the remaining sauce.

Reduce the heat to low, stirring, and cook just until sauce slightly thickens, about 1 minute.

Remove from the heat.

Season with more soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar and red pepper flakes as needed.

Divide the greens evenly among 4 serving plate.

Top with a few slices well seasoned tofu.

Sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds over.

Divide the greens evenly among 4 serving plate.

Serve with steamed rice or crusty bread if needed.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 172g (6.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 20650% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 738mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A 117% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 66% Iron 25%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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