General Tao Tofu

With Rice and Broccoli

  • 25 min
Family Friendly
Vegetarian
High Protein
Seduce your non-vegetarian friends with this marvellously seasoned tofu and watch your kids devour the plate... the perfect introduction to tofu!
Recipe 2020

Ingredients

1/2
Broccoli
225 g
Tofu
1/4 cup(s)
Brown Sugar
2 tbsp
Soy Sauce
3/4 cup(s)
White Rice
2 tbsp
Rice Vinegar
3 tbsp
Cornstarch
1/2 tbsp
White Sesame Seeds
1/2 cup(s)
Water for Vegetable Broth (not included)
1 1/2 cup(s)
Water for Rice (not included)
2 tsp
Vegetable Oil (not included)
2 tbsp
Chili Sauce
1/2
Vegetable Broth Cube(s)
Nutritional facts
Per serving
Amount / Serving
Calories
663 kcal
Total fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Sodium
1 g
Total Carbohydrate
113 g
Fiber
4 g
Sugar
31 g
Proteins
38 g

Instructions

Recipe 2020, Step 1
1

Cook the rice

In a small pot, bring 1 1/2 cups of water (double for 4 ppl.) and the rice to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat to low and cook for 12-14 min or until all the water has been absorbed.

Recipe 2020, Step 2
2

Make the sauce

In a small bowl, dissolve 1/2 broth cube (1 cube for 4 ppl.) in 1/2 cup of boiling water (double for 4 ppl.).

Add the brown sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar, chili sauce and 1 Tsp of cornstarch. Mix well and set aside.

Recipe 2020, Step 3
3

Prepare the ingredients

Cut the tofu into 1-inch cubes and place in a medium bowl. Add the remaining cornstarch and mix well to coat the tofu.

Chop broccoli into florets.

Recipe 2020, Step 4
4

Cook the broccoli

Bring a little water to a boil in a medium pot. Place the broccoli in a steamer above the water and steam for 3-4 min. Keep warm.

Recipe 2020, Step 5
5

Cook the tofu

Heat 2 Tsp of vegetable oil (doubl for 4 ppl.) in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the tofu and fry for 5 min or until it is lightly browned.

Recipe 2020, Step 6
6

Add the sauce and serve

Add the sauce to the tofu and cook for about 4 min stirring constantly until the sauce thickens. Serve with rice and broccoli. Garnish with sesame seeds. Enjoy!