Sticky Chili-Garlic Tofu and Green Beans
with Crispy Shallot Rice
Get ready for everyone's favourite Canadian-Chinese takeout dish made at home! You won't have to sacrifice convenience for flavour, since tonight's recipe comes together in just a few simple steps. Tofu is cooked in a sweet and savoury sauce with crunch-tastic crispy shallots sprinkled over top!
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Vegetarian Oyster Sauce
Sweet Chili Sauce
Beef Broth Concentrate
(Contains Sulphites, Wheat)
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, add 1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 cups) water, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) butter and 1/8 tsp (1/4 tsp) salt to a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.Wash and dry all produce. Add rice to the boiling water and reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, 15-18 min.Remove the pot from heat. Set aside, still covered.
Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over high heat.While the pan heats, trim green beans, then cut into 1-inch pieces.Peel, then halve carrot lengthwise. Cut into 1/4-inch half-moons.
When the pan is hot, add carrots, green beans, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) butter and 1/4 cup water (same for 4 ppl). Stir together. Cook, stirring occasionally, until veggies are tender-crisp and liquid is absorbed, 3-4 min.While tofu cooks, add cornstarch, broth concentrate, oyster sauce, sweet chili sauce and 1/2 cup (1 cup) water to a medium bowl. Whisk to combine. Season veggies with salt and pepper, then transfer to a plate.Carefully wipe the pan clean.
Reheat the same pan over medium.When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then tofu. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often crispy, 6-7 min.**Carefully drain and discard excess fat.
Add garlic puree to the pan with tofu. Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, 1 min.Add veggies and sauce mixture. Cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens slightly and veggies are tender, 2-3 min.
Stir half the crispy shallots into rice.Divide rice between bowls. Top with tofu and veggie mixture. Spoon any remaining sauce from the pan over top.Sprinkle with remaining crispy shallots.