Sesame-Tofu Stir-Fry

Sesame Tofu Stir Fry


Ingredients

  • 1 12-ounce package extra-firm tofu, drained and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • Cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 16-ounce bag frozen stir-fry vegetables, thawed
  • 2/3 cup bottled stir-fry sauce
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice

Directions

  1. Lightly coat tofu with cornstarch. In a bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of the peanuts, the sesame seeds, ginger, and red pepper. Add tofu; toss gently.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add tofu mixture to skillet. Cook briefly, stirring gently, until sesame seeds are toasted and tofu begins to brown.
  3. Remove tofu. Add vegetables to skillet; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through. Add stir-fry sauce; cook and stir gently until mixture is bubbly. Stir in tofu; heat through. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts and the scallions. Serve over rice.

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