Sweet and Sour Tofu

"Oil Free Delicious Plant Based Cooking"
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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 3

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  • 1 cup basmati rice, cooked according to package direcions
  • 17 ounces firm tofu, cubed
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 7 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons arrowroot flour
  • 2 tablespoons warm water


  • Step 1

    Preheat convection oven to 375ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour in 1/4 cup water.

  • Step 2

    Add the cubed tofu to the prepared pan and cook in the oven for about 10 minutes, or until golden brown.

  • Step 3

    Bring a pot of water to boil. Steam the broccoli until fork tender and set aside.

  • Step 4

    In a small bowl, combine the maple syrup, juice, tomato paste and coconut aminos. Pour into a large pan on medium heat and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low and add the cooked tofu.

  • Step 5

    In a small bowl combine the arrowroot flour and warm water until it forms a slurry. Add to the tofu and mix well. Once combined, remove the pan from the heat and continue to stir until you get a nice sticky thick sauce, this can take up to 5 minutes.

  • Step 6

    Serve in a bowl with the rice and steamed broccoli.