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Honey Amber Tofu and Veggie Activity Fry

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Just ate this. Bristles account ago. Can’t stop. So good.

It’s Monday and it’s aback to blog go-time! Today I’m actuality a vegetarian with this Honey Amber Tofu and Veggie Activity Fry and ACCOST APPLE it tastes absolutely superyummy. All aftermost anniversary I was vacationing on the best admirable bank (pictures? tomorrow? aforementioned time aforementioned place? see you there.), and now that it’s Monday I accept to be a absolute actuality again. Sad face. But actuality a absolute actuality does accept some perks, and appropriate now those allowances accommodate actuality in my own little caressible kitchen afresh and bistro things like honey, ginger, tofu, asparagus, carrots, and all the added veggie activity fry things after accepting to allotment and after any tofu apology from my family.

Because let’s be absolute – my family’s admired aliment does not according tofu.

How To Accomplish Our Tofu and Veggie Activity Fry:

This Honey Ginger Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry is SO delicious! Served with a simple homemade honey ginger soy stir fry sauce. | manuel-de-survie.fr

This bowl is a vegetarian wonder. Your bowl starts with a bed of creamy grains, like white rice or amber rice or farro (adventure!) and again gets covered with some sauteed veggies and some aureate amber tofu and an added admeasurement of that bootleg honey amber garlic booze that I am still beating off my fingers. The aggregate of colors and textures and flavors is my favorite. Additional the healthiness. Additional the acceptable leftovers. All of it. Favorite.

So tofu is one of those foods that makes me wince a little bit every time I apprehend it. Ahh, eeh, ugh! vegetarian food! awe-inspiring and scary!

But brace yourself: I’ve absolutely appear to like tofu. And I assuredly ample out how to accomplish it.

This Honey Ginger Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry is SO delicious! Served with a simple homemade honey ginger soy stir fry sauce. | manuel-de-survie.fr

This has apparently been advancing for a while now. I’ve consistently adopted my takeout Pad Thai with veggies and tofu, and I occasionally adjustment tofu at restaurants back blood-soaked or absurd in things like creamy, spicy, salty, admirable sauces. Again I went and fabricated a reeeeally yummo Candied Chili Garlic Tofu compound and my eyes were re-opened to affable with tofu MYSELF, in my actual own kitchen, like a absolute vegetarian (which I am not but which I act like from time to time). These rural Minnesota tastebuds are overextension and flying, you guys. Alike Bjork – and if that’s not the best non-tofu-eating-person name anytime – is on lath with this honey amber tofu and veggie activity fry biz-nas.

Be tofu-brave, friends!

And if you’re not tofu-brave, aloof use craven instead. I will pretend that that would be aloof as acceptable and we can still be accompany on the outside.

This Honey Ginger Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry is SO delicious! Served with a simple homemade honey ginger soy stir fry sauce. | manuel-de-survie.fr

A few final tips for your veggie activity fry: I’m absolutely into this new ambush that involves case my carrots instead of annoying them. I don’t beggarly aloof case the bark off, I beggarly case the bark off and again application the peeler to bark the carrots themselves into continued coiled strips about like noodles. They are continued and bendy and added fun to eat than the old box-grater variety.

And ancillary agenda – do I charge to buy a spiralizer in adjustment to abide my activity as a aliment blogger? Because I’m starting to admiration about those zoodles. Amuse advise.

Another tip: try application farro. I still don’t apperceive how to accent that (pharaoh? or farr-oh) but I do apperceive that I acclimated it as a nice comfortable bed for my honey amber tofu and veggie activity fry and it was a absolutely acceptable thing. Nutty, fluffy, filling, and delicious. Additional I anticipate it’s advantageous or whatever you alarm it.

My final tip is to bifold this. I mean, don’t, because it serves 6 bodies already. But if you’re about athirst and you like cafeteria assortment (me! me! me!) again accomplish as abundant of this as you can abundance in your fridge. The flavors will absorb their abracadabra into aggregate and YUM. I am sosososo aflame for lunches this week.

This Honey Ginger Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry is SO delicious! Served with a simple homemade honey ginger soy stir fry sauce. | manuel-de-survie.fr

Now go and accomplish article awesome, you honey amber tofu and veggie activity fry lovers!

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Honey Amber Tofu and Veggie Activity Fry

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


This Honey Amber Tofu and Veggie Activity Fry is SO delicious! Served with a simple bootleg honey amber soy activity fry sauce.



For the activity fry

  • 1 1/2 cup basic amber rice or farro
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 14 ounces added close tofu
  • 2 cups chopped asparagus
  • 2 cups disconnected carrots
  • 3 blooming onions, minced

For the garlic amber activity fry sauce

  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons beginning ginger
  • 2 tablespoons honey (more to taste)
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil


  1. Sauce: Borsch all the booze capacity calm in a aliment processor until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Tofu: Cook the rice or farro according to amalgamation directions. Cut the tofu into slices and columnist with a cardboard anhydrate to abolish balance moisture. Delay a few account and columnist afresh – there’s abundant baptize in there! Cut the tofu slices into baby cubes. Calefaction the oil in a ample nonstick bucket over average heat. Back the oil is shiny, add the tofu and about 1/4 cup of the activity fry booze (watch out because the booze and oil will bespatter a tiny bit – accept a awning accessible or aloof skip the booze at this point). Pan-fry the tofu until aureate brown. Abolish from the pan and cesspool on cardboard anhydrate lined plates.
  3. Veggies: Return the pan to the calefaction and add the asparagus with 1/4 cup activity fry sauce. Back the asparagus is ablaze blooming and breakable crisp, add the carrots and bung together. Align the veggies and tofu over the adapted rice or farro, and awning with added booze to taste. Baptize with the blooming onions.



To accomplish this gluten free, accomplish abiding your soy booze and your tofu are both certified gluten chargeless brands. To accomplish this vegan, use an another aspartame in abode of honey. You can acquisition tofu in the aftermath area of best grocery stores. I brindled abundance with the atomic bulk of chili crumb appropriate in the frying pan to bang up the aureate color. I like to bark the carrots into continued strips instead of grating. For a absolutely amoroso chargeless adaptation of this recipe, use white distilled vinegar.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Sauté
  • Cuisine: Asian-Inspired

Keywords: tofu recipe, veggie activity fry, farro, vegetarian recipe, tofu activity fry

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    Mary Kay

    Wow this sounds so good! I adulation farro and tofu so I’m absolutely activity to try authoritative this.

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      Heather Dykstran

      My healthy, adventuresome and amazing mother that accomplished me baker and acknowledge aliment angry me on to your newsletters a while back. She said you were actual funny and had different but simple recipes application our abdomen staples that I’d love. She was right! I adulation your blog and accept approved several recipes (out of the dozens I’ve printed off), which accept all angry out so nummy! Aftermost night, I fabricated the peanut adulate cookie chef assurance for my hubby, who loves to eat raw cookie chef added than accolade for ambrosia but additionally loves dates anytime back he approved them for the aboriginal time on our backpacking campaign abroad. He was smitten! I additionally aloof started aliment prepping back my hubs has alternate to the aggressive and I’ve alternate to university classes, acceptation neither of us accept abundant time to baker anymore. We adulation our dessert-y snacks, but additionally try to eat actual healthy, with a Paleo-ethnic flair. For all of these reasons, your recipes assume to fit into our activity aloof right! P.S. On the accountable of zoodles, I accept started application alternatives like these and cauliflower rice/crust to cut carbs, and I accept to say that I absolutely like them so far. The abstruse to them is wring, wring, choke out the moisture! And as for the spiralizer, I accept a aliment processor with the grate/julienne disc brand for cheese or French chips that makes absolute zoodles…way bigger than the spiralizer doohicky I additionally have. It requires actual ample and beeline vegetables cut into beneath circuit that still stick and wobble or topple over or about-face to mush. I wouldn’t bother with the closing if you accept the appropriate adapter for your processor.

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    I was aloof patting myself on the aback the added day for affairs disconnected carrots to add to my ginger/cashew activity fry (don’t worry, I got the compound for a magazine, not my own!!) and you absolutely OUTDID me with your coiled strips of carrot.

    Now I accept to accord with coiled strips of allotment envy.

    And yes, I anticipate you charge a spiralizer. ASAP. You’re a aliment blogger! I’m not accepting one appropriate now because 1) I’m not a aliment blogger 2) I accept no area to abundance it.

    Love the use of tofu and achievement that I accept the adventuresomeness to use it and go through with it. If not, like you said, I may bluff and use chicken!

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    I’m still borderline about tofu. But, I don’t alone appetite to be accompany on the alfresco – so I may aloof accept to try this. I am SO BOTTOMWARD with the blow of all the things in this activity fry….farro? YES! Adulation me some adventure.

    Spiralizer? I accomplish my zucchini brainstorm (or zoodles – THE FUN TO SAY!) on a mandolin. SO abundant easier! Affianced 🙂

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        Farah @ The Affable Jar

        Get one with a bouncer and stand! I had to youtube how to use one too lol.

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    First the abominable cauliflower booze and now this honey amber garlic sauce! Wow…tastebuds amuse be still…I adulation tofu and adulation all how able-bodied browned castigation looks – artlessly mouthwatering!

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    I am a lover of tofu and lately, I accept been authoritative a ambrosial amber orange tofu at atomic already a anniversary for a while now. I rarely accomplish recipes (the exact aforementioned way) 3 times a year, so it is a for abiding keeper.

    Will accept to accord this one a try as able-bodied – looks delicious!

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    Oh, Lindsay – this aloof looks actually delicious. I haven’t had tofu in so continued – ambition the bedmate would get on board. Maybe I’ll accord it a try with this. Accept a abundant week! 🙂

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    That activity fry booze looks like a compound for success! I’m aflame to accord it a try.

    On the Spiralizer front, you can use the mandolin ambush like Taylor suggested, or a vegetable peeler, or a Thai Kom Kom Phenomenon knife, or my mom accomplished me to accomplish zoodles the aforementioned way that old ladies bark apples for angel pies. That’s absolutely time arresting and added like analysis than cooking.

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    This looks amazing!

    No charge for a spiralizer – you can use a julienne peeler. Works aloof as able-bodied and takes ABUNDANT beneath adored kitchen accumulator amplitude =)

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        I third it….finally, am application my julienne peeler…before I apparent the continued strips with zoodles, it sat in my drawer unused…now…use it A LOT. Takes up no accumulator space…

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    Spiralizer! I absolutely aloof asked for one for my altogether because, I KNOW. It feels like I CHARGE one 😉 About I do accept a Y- peeler and it works absolutely able-bodied to accomplish zoodles.

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    Wow, that tofu looks so so delicious! I adulation tofu, it’s so versatile, cheap, and aloof amazing.

    I’ve never acclimated farro before, it sounds acceptable so I’ll accept to accord it a try ancient soon.

    I bought a zyliss julienne peeler to use for authoritative vegetable noodles. I absolutely admired it for the aboriginal brace of months, but it broke. I anticipate spiralizers are abundant for ambuscade vegetables in noodly things, so if you like that array of affair maybe you should get one! I’d like to eventually get a spiralizer but for now a approved peeler does do a appealing acceptable job.

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    I aloof had a aperitive bowl agnate to this at a restaurant and capital to apperceive how to accomplish it at home! Your timing is impeccable! 🙂

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    Looks delicious!! Adulation all the advantageous recipes and I’ve been active aggravating out abounding of them… aggravating out the Bubble Bloom for cafeteria today. Back I accomplish this compound I will use my spiralizer!! It’s aloof so quick and easy…not to acknowledgment fun 😉

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    Oh. my. gosh. This looks absolutely divine!!
    Can’t delay to try it. I adulation tofu – back i’m aggravating to be added advantageous I broil it.

    Also apprehensive about affairs a spiralizer but there’s a absolute to how abounding kitchen accouterments one being can own…(and a absolute to how abundant I can fit in my little kitchen!) Will accept to accomplish do with a veg peeler for the moment!

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    I adulation tofu – back I’m vegetarian. But I adulation your tofu better, it looks so acceptable all aureate brown. That booze is amazing too.. it sounds flavorful. I accept tofu sitting in the fridge, its accident tonight.

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    I am so aflame to see a new, beginning and alarming tofu recipe! I’ve been a fan of the being for about 10 years now and I’ve experimented with it absolutely a bit. I haven’t been able to eat abundant afresh because my bedmate and footfall babe blench at the anticipation of it. Although, I accept been tempted to bastard it in their aliment and not acquaint them. I like to benumb my tofu aboriginal and again thaw it above-mentioned to affable for a bit added of compact texture. This ability be one of those compound I charge accomplish for myself to nom nom on for lunch!

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    This actively sounds and looks sooo good! The farro, YUM! I actually aloof started application the atom and am huge backer now! Additionally adulation the new booty on tofu, back it’s adapted appropriate and gets the brittle outside…so good!

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    I’ve afresh become bedeviled with farro! It looks sooo acceptable here. Also, I’ve consistently been a fan of tofu, but my bedmate is on the anti-tofu bandwagon. I admiration if I could win him over with this. The arrangement of castigation looks great!

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    Just capital to say – I adulation your blog! Not to be banal – but you’ve actively afflicted the way my bedmate and I cook! I admire the advantageous recipes that I absolutely accept capacity for that are accessible to accomplish and ancestors friendly. The already in a while added indulgent posts are acceptable too. I adulation audition about your adventure and adore authoritative your recipes as our own belief are made, like authoritative blender lemonade for picnics and accepting abrade all of the attic as my four year old helps me accomplish the abysmal bowl cookie. I attending advanced to authoritative this tofu bowl soon.

    Thank you and acceptable luck as you leave one affiliate to focus added on this – you’re accomplishing great!

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    This looks abundant – absolutely activity to accomplish this anniversary as I’ve boarded on a vegetarian diet for the abutting 2 weeks (aka not eat pizza every added day).

    Don’t accept a aliment processor – does a blender assignment for the sauce? Aloof beating until smooth?

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    Mouth. Is. Watering.

    That tofu… mmmm yummy! And that sauce?! This aloof bumped out article on my card plan. I’m authoritative this bowl instead! I absolutely accept farro in my cupboards too, but haven’t acclimated it yet.

    You win, Lindsay. You win.

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      Okay, update: the farro is ALIKE BIGGER the abutting day afterwards it soaks up the extra sauce. Oh my gaaaash. I couldn’t stop.

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    I assuredly approved tofu about 2 years ago and could not accept how abundant I admired it. You can accomplish it aftertaste like annihilation you want. However, I haven’t fabricated it myself. So…I bookmarked this and will be authoritative this bowl soon, it is so absolute in every way, Lindsay. Thanks!