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Saucy Tofu And Turkey Stir Fry

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This easy saucy stir fry might just end up being one of your go-to recipes.
Ingredients
  Tofu 250 Gram, cut into 6 equal slices
  Red bell pepper 1 Tablespoon, cut into thin strips
  Fresh string beans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), cut into 2” pieces
  Fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon, peeled and finely minced
  Reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low-sodium soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Oyster sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Chili garlic sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), finely minced
  Lean ground turkey 1 Pound
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Scallions 2 Small, chopped (to garnish)
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon (to garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place the tofu over several layers of paper towels on a plate and cover with additional paper towels.
2. Place a dinner plate on top of the covered tofu; let stand for 20 minutes.
3. Remove plate and cut the pressed tofu slices into 1″ cubes and set aside.

MAKING
4. In a measuring cup, combine broth, soy sauce, oyster sauce, chili garlic sauce and cornstarch, stirring with a whisk. Set aside.
5. Heat a wide pot over medium-high heat and add ginger and garlic and cook for 1 minute until softened, stirring constantly.
6. Add ground turkey and season lightly with salt and pepper, and cook for about 3 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring to crumble.
7. Pour broth mixture to pan and add the cubes of tofu into the broth mixture.
8. Cover with a lid and bring everything to a boil.
9. Add the string beans and nestle them lightly in the sauce and cover to steam them until they are just crisp tender.
10. Add the red bell pepper and cover to let them steam for one minute. (Avoid over-cooking of vegetables)
11. Toss everything lightly so it’s nicely mixed.
12. Garnish with scallions and sesame seeds.

SERVING
13. Serve Saucy Tofu mixture with brown rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Tofu is sought after for its health values and for the fact that it is a good gluten substitute. Here is a recipe to make Saucy Tofu Stir Fry in a fusion style using Asian as well as other global ingredients and cooking techniques. Good with rice!

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