Cabbage and Tofu Stir Fry Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published March 13, 2020
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This delicious stir fry features ingredients like cabbage, tofu and carrots. Create this dinner for a flavorful and unique dinner.

How To Make Cabbage and Tofu Stir Fry

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water or vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed & peeled)
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger (peeled and grated)
  • ¼ tsp chili flakes
  • 12 oz cabbage (finely sliced)
  • 5 oz fresh or canned shitake mushrooms (sliced)
  • 5 oz red onion (sliced into 1-inch pieces)
  • 5 oz red or yellow bell pepper (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 15 oz extra firm tofu (patted dry and cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 1 green onion (trimmed and thinly sliced)
  1. Fry tofu until golden brown. Set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk soy sauce, brown sugar, cornstarch and water until combined. Set aside.
  3. In a skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot.
  4. Add garlic, ginger, onion, mushroom, and chili flakes. Stir-fry, stirring frequently for 30 seconds.
  5. Add cabbage and bell pepper.
  6. Cook and cover for about 8 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add in starch mixture & simmer until sauce thickens.

  8. Add the tofu back & toss to combine. Season with salt & pepper. Adjust accordingly.

  9. Garnish with sliced spring onions & serve.

How To Make Cabbage and Tofu Stir Fry

4 from 3 votes
Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water or vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed & peeled
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • ¼ tsp chili flakes
  • 12 oz cabbage, finely sliced
  • 5 oz fresh or canned shitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 5 oz red onion, sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 5 oz red or yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 15 oz extra firm tofu, patted dry and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 green onion , trimmed and thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Fry tofu until golden brown. Set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk soy sauce, brown sugar, cornstarch and water until combined. Set aside.
  3. In a skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot.
  4. Add garlic, ginger, onion, mushroom, and chili flakes. Stir-fry, stirring frequently for 30 seconds.
  5. Add cabbage and bell pepper.
  6. Cook and cover for about 8 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add in starch mixture & simmer until sauce thickens.

  8. Add the tofu back & toss to combine. Season with salt & pepper. Adjust accordingly.

  9. Garnish with sliced spring onions & serve.

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 69mg
  • Calories: 166kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 464mg
  • Protein: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 724mg
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Vitamin A: 202IU
  • Vitamin C: 80mg
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