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Mandarin Tofu Stir Fry

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Ingredients
  Bottled sweet and sour sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Green onions 6 , bias sliced into 1 inch pieces to make 1 cup
  Sweet pepper 1⁄2 Medium, cut into thin strips (red / green variety)
  Fresh pea pods/1 package, 6 ounce frozen pea pods, thawed 2 Cup (32 tbs), frozen
  Extra firm tofu 16 Ounce, well drained and cut into /4 inch cubes (1 package, fresh bean curd)
  Canned mandarin orange sections/3 medium oranges, peeled and sectioned 11 Ounce, drained
  Hot cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Unsalted dry roasted peanuts 2 Tablespoon
Directions

For sauce, in a small bowl stir together sweet-and-sour sauce and ground red pepper.
Set aside.
Add cooking oil to a wok or large skillet.
Preheat over medium-high heat (add more oil if necessary during cooking).
Stir-fry green onions and sweet pepper in hot oil for 1 minute.
If using fresh pea pods, add to wok.
Stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
Push vegetables from center of wok.
Add sauce to center of wok.
Cook and stir until bubbly.
Add tofu, orange sections, and, if using, thawed frozen pea pods.
Gently stir all ingredients together to coat.
Cover and cook for 1 to 2 minutes more or until heated through.
Serve immediately with hot cooked rice.
Sprinkle with peanuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Ingredient: 
Tofu
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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