Sesame Tofu and Snap Peas


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Slender Kitchen |
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  • 1.5 14-oz. packages Nasoya extra firm tofu (21 oz. total)
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced
  • 3 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. vegetable or safflower oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 3 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 2 tbsp. sesame seeds
Preparation Method: 

Rinse the tofu and press dry using a towel or paper towels. Cut into 1 inch chunks. Season with salt and pepper.

In a small bowl, whisk the vegetable stock, brown sugar, garlic, 
soy sauce, and white vinegar together. Set aside.

Add the onion, sesame oil, vegetable oil to a skillet. Add the tofu in one single layer and cook until crispy, about 3-4 minutes. Flip over and cook until the otherwise is crispy as well.

Add the sugar snap peas and brown sugar soy mixture.

Cook for an additional 4-5 minutes until sauce thickens. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve. 

Submitted by Kristen McCaffrey from Slender Kitchen - |

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Nutrition Facts: 
  • Calories : 220.3
  • Fat: 14.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.6g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Protein: 16.3g 

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