This recipe is adapted from a local tofu maker that frequents neighborhood farmers markets. It's vegetarian and vegan friendly and tastes great - even non-vegetarians love it! Spicy garlic sauce is a staple ingredient in many Vietnamese dishes and creates a spicy-sweet combination with the brown sugar.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Drain tofu, rinse, and pat dry. Cut into squares.

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  • Heat sesame oil in a wok over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 2 minutes. Add red pepper and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Stir in tofu and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in brown sugar, soy sauce, and chili-garlic sauce. Mix together and cook for 3 minutes. Adjust seasoning to taste. Sprinkle with green onions before serving.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute tamari for soy sauce if desired.

Substitute palm sugar for brown sugar if desired.

Nutrition Facts

274 calories; protein 13.2g 26% DV; carbohydrates 19.6g 6% DV; fat 17.8g 27% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 355.6mg 14% DV. Full Nutrition
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