Sesame-fried Tofu Stir-fry
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories367Total Fat19.5 gSaturated Fat3 gSodium819 mgTotal Carbohydrate34 gDietary Fiber4.5 gProtein18 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresLarge egg1Salt¼ teaspoonFreshly ground pepper to tasteExtra-firm tofu (about 2/5 of a block), drained and cut into 1-inch long pieces6 ouncesPlain breadcrumbs½ cupAll-purpose flour2 tablespoonsSesame seeds1 tablespoonSesame oil2 + 2 teaspoonsSmall yellow onion, chopped½Garlic clove, minced1Baby portabella mushrooms, halved3 ouncesScallions, chopped into 1-inch pieces4Red bell pepper, cut into strips1Reduced-sodium soy sauce1 tablespoonWater1 tablespoon
  • Directions
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the egg, salt, and pepper. Place tofu in the bowl and swirl around to coat with egg mixture.
  • In a resealable plastic bag, combine the breadcrumbs, flour, and sesame seeds. Transfer tofu into plastic bag and gently toss to coat.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a wok or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add tofu and cook until golden, 1-2 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Add the remaining oil to the wok and then add the onion and garlic. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes. Add the mushrooms, scallions, and bell pepper, and cook for another 2-3 minutes. (Reduce heat if the onions start to brown.) Stir in the soy sauce and water.

  • Exchanges
    2.5 medium-fat meats; 2 vegetables 1.5 starches

    Side Suggestions: Brown Rice

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