Tofu Stir-Fry

Tofu Stir-Fry


  • 1 lb. firn tofu
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 Tbs. fresh orange juice
  • 2 tsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Tbs. msio
  • 2 Tbs. tahini
  • 1 tsp. dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 cups cooled, cooked udon or soba noodles


Slice Tofu into 8 equal pieces. Place double layer of paper towels on cutting board set over sink. Arrange tofu in one layer on cutting board, then top with clean dishtowl. Place second board on top, then add 4 to 5 pound weight, such as thick phone bookor heavy pot. Let stand 10 minutes. Uncover tofu and place in one layer in shallow baking dish. Drizzle with 1/4 cup orange juice and soy sauce. Marinate at room temperature 10 minutes, turning often. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix cilantro, msio, tahini, sesame oil, rest of orange juice, and red pepper flakes. Add green onions, bell pepper and noodles. Toss to mix. Broil or grill tofu slabs until lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Serve over noodles.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Cook Time 20 min
  • Ready Time 35 min