30 minutes or fewer
As you stir-fry this quick-and-healthful dish, the perfume from the warming spices and sesame oil will rejuvenate you after a long day at work or time spent out in the cold. If you can't find extra-firm silken tofu, opt for extra-firm or firm tofu to ensure that the cubes remain intact. Serve with cooked rice.
- 1 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce
- ½ tsp. red bean paste, or miso
- ½ tsp. white peppercorns, roasted and ground, or ½ tsp. white pepper
- ¼ tsp. salt
- ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
- ⅛ tsp. ground cloves
- 1 Tbs. canola oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
- 1 19-oz. pkg. extra-firm silken tofu, drained and cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
- 1 green onion, finely chopped (2 Tbs.)
- 1 tsp. sesame oil
1. Combine soy sauce, bean paste, peppercorns, salt, cayenne, and cloves in small bowl. Set aside.
2. Heat large skillet or wok over medium-high heat 1 minute.
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Add oil, let warm 30 seconds, then add garlic. Stir-fry 6 to 7 seconds, or until garlic is pale golden. Add tofu, then add bean paste mixture and ginger. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, or until tofu is heated through, shaking pan or gently stirring to toss tofu in spice mixture. Stir in green onion and sesame oil. Transfer to bowls, and serve warm.