Spicy Tofu with Broccoli and Cashews

6
5
5
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
24 min
Prep
14 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Enjoy this flavorful stir-fry on its own or mixed with nutty-tasting brown rice.

Ingredients

vegetable oil

2 tsp

uncooked broccoli

1 head(s), cut into bite-size pieces

uncooked scallion(s)

5 medium, cut into 2-inch pieces, white

canned chicken broth

½ cup(s), or vegetable broth

low sodium soy sauce

1 Tbsp

cornstarch

2 tsp

sugar

1 tsp

red pepper flakes

¼ tsp, crushed

firm tofu

10½ oz, cut into 1-inch cubes

unsalted dry-roasted cashews

2½ oz, about 1/2 cup

Instructions

  1. In a very large nonstick skillet or a wok with a lid, heat oil over high heat.
  2. Add broccoli and white scallion bulbs and stir-fry 1 minute.
  3. Add all but 1 tablespoon of broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 2 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, mix remaining broth, soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar and pepper flakes.
  5. Pour over vegetables and stir until well-coated. Simmer, uncovered, until liquid thickens, about 1 minute.
  6. Add tofu, cashews and green part of scallions.
  7. Simmer, covered, until tofu is heated through, about 1 minute.

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