Sweet Fire Tofu

Adapted from Domestic Super Hero.

Ingredients:

  • 2 blocks of tofu to make Crispy Baked Tofu
  • 1 large red pepper, cut into large bite sizes
  • 1 large yellow or orange pepper, cut into large bite sizes
  • 1 onion, cut into large bite sizes
  • 16 oz. can pineapple chunks, reserve juice
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • Rice

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 – 2/3 c. sugar
  • Reserved pineapple juice
  • 2 TBSP sweet red chili sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 TBSP cold water
  • 3 TBSP cornstarch

Directions:

  1. Make Crispy Baked Tofu.
  2. Slice peppers and onion into large bite size pieces.
  3. Drain pineapple and reserve the juice.
  4. Chop green onions.
  5. Heat a saute pan over medium heat; then add peppers, onion (not the green onions) and pineapple. Cook over medium heat for a few minutes, or until onions start to soften. When done, transfer to a bowl.
  6. In the saute pan you used for the veggies, heat over medium heat and then combine garlic, red pepper flakes, sugar, water, sweet chili sauce, pineapple juice and salt. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly.
  7. In a small bowl stir together the cold water and corn starch. When sauce comes to a boil, add the corn starch mixture to the sauce. Stir constantly until sauce thickens. Reduce heat to low.
  8. Plate: add the rice, then add the tofu, and then top with the sauce and add the green onions.

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