Orange Tofu & Cashews

SERVES 2PREP COOK

Forked from kitchen

steamed rice

1cup

brown rice, rinsed

2cups

water

  1. In a pot, bring water and brown rice to a boil over medium-high heat. Turn down to simmer until cooked (~30m).

  2. Turn off heat and fluff with a fork. Let it sit for a few minutes before serving.

tofu

1block

firm tofu, towel dried and cut into cubes

2tablespoons

cornstarch

1pinch

sea salt

cup

vegetable oil

  1. In a small bowl, thoroughly combine cornstarch and sea salt.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, place firm tofu cubes in. Sprinkle cornstarch, a small amounts at a time, to evenly coat the tofu. Toss firm tofu cubes to coat.

  3. In a pan over medium-high heat, add vegetable oil until shimmering.

  4. Add to cook firm tofu cubes until browned on all sides.

sauce

3tablespoons

soy sauce

2tablespoons

maple syrup

1tablespoons

rice wine vinegar

1tablespoon

sesame oil

1.5tablespoon

cornstarch

1

orange

¼teaspoon

white pepper, ground

1teaspoon

red pepper flakes

  1. With a zester, grate 2 tablespoons of orange zest. Then, juice the orange.

  2. In a bowl, add orange zest, its juice, and the rest of the ingredients until the cornstarch has dissolved with no clumps.

stir fry

½cup

cashews

1tablespoon

vegetable oil

¼

red onion, cut into medium pieces

1tablespoon

ginger, minced

3cloves

garlic, minced

cup

green onions, sliced into rounds

1

bok choy, leaves separated

  1. In a pan over medium-high heat, toss cashews to roast in the pan until lightly browned.

  2. Add vegetable oil to cook red onion until lightly browned.

  3. Add to cook ginger, garlic, and green onions until golden and fragrant.

  4. Add to cook bok choy and 1 tablespoon of water and steam with a lid on until soft (2m).

  5. Add sauce and add tofu. Stir to combine and bring to a simmer. Cook until the sauce is thick and glossy.

to serve

1

green onion, sliced into rounds

1teaspoon

sesame seeds

  1. Serve this meal family style. In two small bowls, add a portion of rice each.

  2. In a serving bowl, add orange tofu and cashews. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onion. Serve!