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Sweet and Sour Tofu

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Serves 2



About the Recipe

We used ‘lite firm’ tofu which is not as hard as firm tofu or as soft as silken tofu but in between the two.


  • 200g firm tofu, cut into 6 slices

  • 10g sliced dried Shitake mushrooms, soaked in ½ cup boiling water

  • 1 tablespoons ginger, cut into very thin matchsticks

  • 2 tablespoons very thinly sliced capsicum

  • 2 finely chopped spring onions

  • 2 tablespoons rice bran oil

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon natural sweetener

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons tapioca starch

  • 200g Sesame cauliflower rice


Sesame Cauliflower Rice

  • 200g cauliflower rice

  • 2 tablespoons rice bran oil

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

  • 2 teaspoons black or white sesame seeds


Step 1

Heat oil in large fry pan, and stir fry ginger, capsicum and spring onions until capsicum is beginning to soften. 

Step 2

Add vinegar, sweetener and soy sauce. 

Step 3

Add mushrooms, then stir tapioca into water and add to pan.

Step 4

Move vegetables to one side then add tofu, and allow to heat through.

Step 5

Serve with sesame cauliflower rice.


Sesame Cauliflower Rice

Step 1

Heat oils over medium heat, add cauliflower rice and stir fry until beginning to brown.

Step 2

Turn out and serve with sesame seeds sprinkled over the top.

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