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Tofu Fried Rice

A savory plant-based dish that is simple to make and will have your family raving!

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Ingredients

Tofu Fried Rice

  • 1 cup tofu, extra firm
  • Sweet Peanut Soy Sauce
  • 1 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup green peas, fresh or frozen
  • 4 tsp garlic, fresh, minced
  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked

Sweet Peanut Soy Sauce

  • 6 tbsp tamari, low-sodium
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter, roasted, oil-free, salt-free
  • 2 tsp garlic, fresh, minced
  • 12 tsp chili powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Squeeze tofu with towel to press out excess liquid then dice into 1/4-inch cubes.
  3. Place on baking sheet and cook 25–30 minutes or until firm and crisp.
  4. In a bowl, whisk all sauce ingredients together and set aside.
  5. Transfer tofu to sauce bowl and marinate 5 minutes, stirring periodically.
  6. Strain tofu out using slotted spoon, reserving remaining sauce.
  7. Place tofu on preheated nonstick skillet and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  8. Add green onion, carrots, peas and garlic to hot skillet. Sauté 3–4 minutes.
  9. Add the rice, tofu, and remaining sauce. Cook over medium-high heat for 3–4 minutes, stirring regularly. Serve immediately.