Crispy tofu and broccoli stir-fry

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Xueci Cheng

Associate Food Editor at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
400 g firm tofu
broccoli
1 clove garlic
4 slices ginger
4 tbsp light soy sauce
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp brown sugar
4 tbsp water
1 tsp chili flakes
vegetable oil (for frying)
sesame seed (for garnish)
rice (cooked, for frying)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • paper towels
  • bowl (small)
  • whisk
  • nonstick pan (large)
  • spatula
  • plate
  • wok (optional)

Nutrition per serving

Cal
849
Protein
42 g
Fat
44 g
Carb
87 g
  • Step 1/3

    Drain the water of firm tofu, pat off excess liquid with a paper towel. Cut into thick squares (1.5 cm/ 0.5 in. thick, 5 cm/ 2 in. wide). Cut the broccoli into long florets. To use up the stem, slice off the woodier outer and then slice into pieces. Mince garlic and ginger.  In a small bowl, add soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, water and chili flakes, whisk together.
    • 400 g firm tofu
    • broccoli
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 4 slices ginger
    • 4 tbsp light soy sauce
    • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
    • 1 tbsp brown sugar
    • 4 tbsp water
    • 1 tsp chili flakes
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • paper towels
    • bowl (small)
    • whisk

    Drain the water of firm tofu, pat off excess liquid with a paper towel. Cut into thick squares (1.5 cm/ 0.5 in. thick, 5 cm/ 2 in. wide). Cut the broccoli into long florets. To use up the stem, slice off the woodier outer and then slice into pieces. Mince garlic and ginger. In a small bowl, add soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, water and chili flakes, whisk together.

  • Step 2/3

    In a large non-stick pan or wok, add vegetable oil and heat over low heat. Add tofu on one layer, and increase the heat to medium heat, let fry until one side is golden and crispy. Turn around and fry the other side until golden. Each side is about 5 min. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel to drain oil.
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • nonstick pan (large)
    • spatula
    • plate
    • wok (optional)

    In a large non-stick pan or wok, add vegetable oil and heat over low heat. Add tofu on one layer, and increase the heat to medium heat, let fry until one side is golden and crispy. Turn around and fry the other side until golden. Each side is about 5 min. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel to drain oil.

  • Step 3/3

    In the same pan, add more oil if needed. Add broccoli, fry for 3-5 minutes until browned.  Add garlic and ginger and fry until fragrant,  add the sauce, fry briefly, add back the tofu and let the sauce cook down. Garnish with sesame seeds. Serve with rice and enjoy!
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • sesame seed (for garnish)
    • rice (cooked, for frying)

    In the same pan, add more oil if needed. Add broccoli, fry for 3-5 minutes until browned. Add garlic and ginger and fry until fragrant, add the sauce, fry briefly, add back the tofu and let the sauce cook down. Garnish with sesame seeds. Serve with rice and enjoy!