Recipe for Polynesian Sweet and Sour Tofu

Prep Instructions

  • Yield: 8 (1/2 cup) servings                                                                               
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes                                                                                         
  • Total Time: 18 minutes  

Recipe Ingredients

1 block of firm tofu, pressed and cut into large cubes, 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil, 1 1/2 cups pineapple, cut into 1-inch cubes, 1/2 cup green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes, 1/2 cup yellow or red onion, cut into 1-inch cubes, 1/2 cup red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes, 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced, 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced, 2 1/2 cups sweet and sour sauce, 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce, water for stir frying, sesame seeds (optional)

Cooking Instructions

Follow the prep technique next to each ingredient.   In a hot wok or sauté pan, add the sesame oil followed by the pineapple and caramelize until golden. Add the onions and peppers and cook until edges start to brown, adding water to avoid burning. Add the ginger and garlic and sauté until fragrant. Fold in the tofu and cook until edges are caramelized. Add the sweet and sour sauce and bring to a simmer and mix in the sweet chili sauce. Serve over brown rice and top with sesame seeds if desired. 

Category Tags

Cholesterol-free, Diabetes-friendly, Entrees, Gluten-free, Low carbohydrate / low sugar, Low sodium, Peanut-free, Tree nut-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole food, plant-based, Whole grain

Nutritional Data

  • Calories: 107.59
  • Fat: 3.50 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 0.46 gram
  • Cholesterol: 0 milligram
  • Sodium: 57.80 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 16.21 grams
  • Fiber: 1.20 grams
  • Sugars: 12.03 grams
  • Protein: 4.95 grams

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