Spicy Maple Garlic Tofu Bowl
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Details

Prep time 45mins
Cook time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 4

Recipe

Sweet Soy-Lime Vinaigrette

  • 4 tablespoons agave
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons San-J Organic Tamari Soy Sauce with 25% Less Sodium
  • 4 teaspoons stone ground mustard
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon sea salt

Spicy Maple Garlic Tofu

  • 3 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoon San-J Organic Tamari Soy Sauce with 25% Less Sodium
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 14 ounces firm organic tofu, drained, dried and sliced to ½” thickness

Assembling the Spicy Maple Garlic Tofu Bowl

  • 4 cups crispy green lettuce
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1 1/ 4 cup alfalfa sprouts
  • 1 cup of purple cabbage, shredded
  • 12 oz rice noodles, cooked according to package instructions
  • Mint leaves, for garnish
  • Sesame Seeds, for garnish

To make the Sweet Soy-Lime Vinaigrette:

Method

  • Step 1

    Whisk all vinaigrette ingredients until well combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.

To make the Spicy Maple Garlic Tofu:

Method

  • Step 1

    Place all ingredients except the tofu in a bowl. Whisk the sauce ingredients until well combined. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a large non-stick pan on medium heat add 1 – 2 tbsp. olive oil. Once the oil heats up, add the tofu pieces.

  • Step 3

    Pan fry tofu pieces on all sides until golden brown.

  • Step 4

    Reduce heat to low and add the sauce.

  • Step 5

    Coat each tofu piece with the sauce and cook until the sauce has slightly thickened.

  • Step 6

    Turn off heat and remove the pan from the stove.

To assemble the Tofu Bowls:

Method

  • Step 1

    Place vegetables, rice noodles and spicy maple garlic tofu on a large serving bowl.

  • Step 2

    Garnish with sesame seeds and some mint leaves.

  • Step 3

    Serve with sweet soy-lime vinaigrette and sliced red chili peppers in tamari.