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How to Make a Tofu Stir Fry

This stir fry recipe is as delicious as it is easy to make. Go meatless for dinner tonight and have tofu stir fry.


  • Step 1: Cut the tofu Cut the tofu into 4-inch-thick slices and blot it well between layers of paper towels. Then cut the slices into 1/2-inch cubes.
  • Step 2: Cook the noodles Cook the noodles according to the package directions and drain.
  • Step 3: Heat the oil Heat the oil in a stir-fry pan or a wok. Add the tofu and stir fry it over medium-high heat until it's golden; transfer it to a plate.
  • Step 4: Add the broccoli Add the broccoli with 1/4 cup water to the pan and cover it to steam until the broccoli is tender -- about five minutes.
  • TIP: You can also use minced garlic, chopped green onions, and baby corn for added flavor.
  • Step 5: Add noodles and tofu Add the noodles and tofu to the pan along with the peanut sauce and toss carefully. Cook until everything is heated through and serve.
  • FACT: Tofu has been used in China and Japan since 164 BCE.

You Will Need

  • 1 lb. firm tofu
  • 8 oz. udon
  • soba
  • Chinese wheat noodles
  • or linguine
  • 1 tbsp. peanut oil
  • 2 large broccoli crowns
  • 1/2 c. Thai peanut sauce
  • Stir-fry pan or a wok
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic (optional)
  • 1/2 c. chopped green onions (optional)
  • 6 oz. baby corn (optional)

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