General Tao Tofu

With rice and broccoli

  • 25 min
Vegetarian
Trick 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
1/4 cup(s)
Brown Sugar
2 tbsp
Chili Sauce
3 tbsp
Cornstarch
2 tbsp
Rice Vinegar
2 tbsp
Soy Sauce
225 g
Tofu
1/2
Vegetable Broth Cube(s)
2 tsp
Vegetable Oil (not included)
1 1/2 cup(s)
Water for Rice (not included)
1/2 cup(s)
Water for Vegetable Broth (not included)
3/4 cup(s)
White Rice
1/2 tbsp
White Sesame Seeds
Nutritional facts
Serving per portion
Amount / Serving
Calories
608 kcal
Total fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Sodium
1 g
Total Carbohydrate
101 g
Fiber
4 g
Sugar
31 g
Proteins
35 g

Instructions

Recipe 2020, Step 1
1

Cook the rice

In a small pot, bring water for rice 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 the vegetable broth cube in boiling water for broth. Add the brown sugar, soy sauce and rice vinegar mix, 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 vegetable oil 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!