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asian ground tofu crumbles over rice

Asian Tofu ‘Beef’ Bowls


  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Asian Tofu “Beef” Bowls are a meal prep / weeknight dinner life saver! Ground Tofu Crumbles that’s incredibly easy and made in snap. Serve it over rice and vegetables for a healthy high protein vegan meal.


Ingredients

Scale

Sauce

Tofu “Beef”

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced (9g)
  • 1 small onion, diced (100g)
  • sesame seeds, for garnish
  • scallions, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Mix all the sauce ingredients into a bowl and set aside. Squeeze out any excess liquid from the tofu. 
  2. Fry onions and garlic in a large pan or wok over medium high heat until browned (1 minute). 
  3. Crumble in the tofu and fry for 1 minute to allow excess liquid to evaporate. 
  4. Pour in the sauce and cook for another 3-4 minute until the tofu has absorbed the sauce. Fry for another 2-3 minute to get more browning and crisp tofu bits. 
  5. Serve immediately over rice and garnish with scallions and sesame seeds. 

Notes

  • After the tofu has defrosted, squeeze out any excess liquid. I like to put a strainer under so it catches any tofu that might have crumbled off. You can also place it between dish towels for 3-5 minutes. If you don’t have frozen tofu prepared, simply just press the tofu between two dish towels with a heavy object on top (or use a tofu press) for 15-30 minutes. The longer you press it for, the less time you have to cook it. 
  • Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer). 
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: vegan, gluten free, asian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 218g
  • Sugar: 5.8g
  • Sodium: 1071mg
  • Fat: 10.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.9g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6gg
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 13.7g
  • Fiber: 1.08g
  • Protein: 17.38
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: asian tofu bowls, asian mock beef, tofu crumbles, ground tofu