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Chilli five spice tofu and green bean stir-fry

6
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Whip out the wok and whip up a delicious Asian vegetarian meal in just half an hour.

Ingredients

Canola oil

2 tbs

Green beans

400 g, halved

Snow peas

150 g, halved diagonally

Firm tofu

300 g, drained

Cornflour

¼ cup(s), (35g)

Chinese five spice

1 tsp, powder

Green shallot(s)

2 individual, thinly sliced

Garlic

3 clove(s), finely chopped

Fresh ginger

1 tbs, grated

Fresh green chilli

1 whole, finely chopped

Soy sauce

1 tbs

Instructions

  1. Heat a wok over high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and heat for 20 seconds. Stir-fry beans for 3 minutes. Add snow peas and stir-fry for 3–5 minutes or until just tender. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  2. Cut tofu in half horizontally. Cut each rectangle into 8 cubes. Drain on paper towel. Combine cornflour and five-spice powder on a plate. Toss tofu in cornflour mixture until well coated. Shake off excess.
  3. Reheat wok over medium-high heat. Add remaining oil and heat for 20 seconds. Cook tofu, turning, for 5 minutes or until golden and crisp. Set aside. Discard oil
  4. Reheat wok over medium heat. Stir-fry shallots, garlic, ginger and chilli for 1 minute or until fragrant. Return beans and peas to wok with soy sauce and tofu and stir-fry for 1–2 minutes or until heated through. Serve.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: 1/2 cup (85g) boiled brown rice, per serve.