Rating: 4 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Sweet chili sauce has less heat than Sriracha. A bit of sugar balances its vinegar punch. Find it in the international aisle.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2016


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup tofu, 1/3 cup broccoli mixture, and 2 tbsp. sauce)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cut tofu in half horizontally; place halves on a paper towel-lined plate. Top with more paper towels and a plate; let stand 15 minutes. Cut tofu into 3/4-inch cubes.

  • Combine chili sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, and garlic in a bowl.

  • Fill a large Dutch oven with water to a depth of 3 inches; bring to a boil. Place a steamer basket in pan. Add bok choy and broccoli to basket; cover and steam 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.

  • Combine flour and cornstarch in a bowl. Dredge tofu in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl. Add half of tofu to pan; cook 5 minutes or until browned on all sides. Remove cooked tofu from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining tofu and 1 tablespoon oil. Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil and onion to pan; cook 4 minutes. Return tofu to pan; cook 1 minute.

  • Divide broccoli mixture and tofu among 4 plates. Top evenly with chili sauce mixture, peanuts, cilantro, and sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

378 calories; fat 18.8g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 6.4g; poly fat 8.7g; protein 15g; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 4g; iron 3mg; sodium 570mg; calcium 108mg; sugars 4g.