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Sweet & sour tofu served with rice

Sweet & sour tofu

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  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Enjoy our sweet and sour tofu for one. With pineapple, red pepper, onion and Chinese flavourings, it’s vegan and healthy, delivering three of your 5-a-day

  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal530
fat17g
saturates2g
carbs75g
sugars18g
fibre8g
protein15g
salt1.2g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp rapeseed or vegetable oil
  • 75g extra-firm tofu , cut into 2cm chunks
  • ½ onion , cut into thin wedges
  • ½ red pepper , chopped into chunks
  • 1 large garlic clove , finely sliced
  • 80g fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 tbsp low-salt ketchup
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • ½ tbsp dark soy sauce
  • cooked basmati rice , to serve
  • sesame seeds , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat half the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the tofu and fry for 5 mins, turning regularly, until golden brown on all sides. Remove to a plate with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the remaining oil in the pan over a high heat. Fry the onion, pepper and garlic for 5-6 mins, or until the veg begins to soften. Add the pineapple, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce and 50ml water, and simmer for 1 min, or until slightly reduced. Stir the tofu back into the pan.

  • STEP 3

    Cook the basmati rice following pack instructions. Serve the tofu in bowls with the rice and a sprinkling of sesame seeds.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2020

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