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Recipe For Tofu Stir Fry

Recipe For Tofu Stir Fry

If you love delicious healthy vegan recipes you are going to love this recipe for tofu stir fry. Tofu is such a great vegetarian meat replacement because it’s high in nutrients and so versatile. This dish in particular is so flavorful you will never want another tofu recipe again. The flavor combinations are spectacular especially if you love a spicy Asian fusion type dish.

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This recipe for tofu stir fry will impress your taste buds and leave you satisfied with healthy ingredients. It’s great with a side salad or steamed vegetables too. Did you know tofu is keto friendly as well? That’s right it’s one of the few los cars vegan foods available and it’s so versatile too. You only need some simple ingredients to make this tofu dish. 

Ingredients for your tofu recipe include: 16 oz tofu firm or extra firm, 2 tbsp olive oil, and 1/4 cup chopped onions. For the flavorful stick sauce I like to use 1 tsp ginger paste, 1 tsp garlic paste, 1 tsp miso paste, 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp lemon juice, and  1 tbsp agave. You will also need 1 tbsp tapioca flour, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tbsp red chili flakes, and 1 tbsp sesame seeds.

This vegan dish is healthy and delicious.

How do you make this recipe for tofu stir fry? First take the tofu block out of the container but keep the water. Start making the recipe by slicing the entire block of tofu into quarter inch thick cubes.

How to slice tofu into cubes

Heat the oil in a large skillet on medium high and add the onions once it’s hot.

Sauté them until they are brown (2 minutes or so). In the meantime combine the ginger paste, garlic paste, miso paste, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, lemon juice, liquid from the tofu container, agave, tapioca flour, red chili flakes, turmeric and paprika in a medium mixing bowl and whisk vigorously until thoroughly combined.

Pour a splash of the seasoning mixture in the pan and reduce the heat to medium. Place the tofu cubes into the pan and sear on each side for 5 minutes. Add the rest of the sauce mixture into the pan and stir carefully while sautéing for 2 minutes. Sprinkle the recipe for tofu stir fry with sesame seeds before serving!

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 5
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.5g13%
Saturated Fat 1.8g9%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 416mg18%
Total Carbohydrate 6.5g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g6%
Total Sugars 1.8g
Protein 8.5g
Vitamin D 0mcg0%
Calcium 207mg16%
Iron 2mg12%
Potassium 196mg4%
Nutritional information for this tofu stirfry recipe

Tofu Stir Fry

This is the most flavorful recipe for tofu stirfry ever. You will love this flavor combinations and simple cooking method.

Course Main Course
Cuisine asian
Keyword comfortfood, keto, low carb, plant based diet, tofu, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 Servings
Calories 144 kcal
Author admin


  • 16 oz tofu firm or extra firm  plus the liquid from the container
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp wasabi
  • 1 tsp miso paste
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp agave
  • 1 tbsp tapioca flour or rice flour, regular flour, or 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tbsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds


  1. Remove the tofu block from the container and sit on a cutting board. Don’t forget to keep the liquid for your broth.

  2. Carefully slice your tofu block into 1/4 inch thick cubes

  3. Bring your skillet to a medium high heat with the olive oil before adding in the onions and sautéing them for about two minutes until they start to brown

  4. Combine all the seasonings, liquids, sauces and pastes (all the ingredients other than tofu and sesame seeds) in a mixing bowl and whisk until thoroughly combined

  5. You’re the tofu in the skillet for a few minutes per side before pouring in the sauce mixture and reducing the heat to medium low

  6. Carefully stir the sauce and tofu around in the skillet and let it simmer for a few more minutes

  7. Remove from heat and sprinkle the tofu with sesame seeds before

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 5
Amount per serving
Calories 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.5g 13%
Saturated Fat 1.8g 9%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 416mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 6.5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Total Sugars 1.8g
Protein 8.5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 207mg 16%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 196mg 4%

Hello guys! My name is Jessica and I am a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and plant based recipes! I have been blogging for 4 years but I have been into cooking, baking, and creating my entire life, Thanks so much for visiting my blog.

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