Sesame Tofu Stir-Fry


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 package tofu, water-packed, extra firm
  • 2 c. mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 green onions, cut into 1 inch long pieces
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1 Tbsp. chicken-like seasoning
  • 1+1/2 Tbsp. soy sauce, unfermented
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. turbinado sugar


  1. Heat olive oil in skillet. Cut tofu into cubes. Add toasted sesame seeds and sea salt to tofu and mix well. Brown tofu in skillet, about 15 – 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in another skillet, add a little oil, and stir-fry mushrooms, celery and green onions until crisp-tender.
  3. Mix water, chicken-like seasoning, soy sauce, cornstarch, paprika, yeast flakes and turbinado sugar. Stir into the cooked vegetables and cook until thick.
  4. Add tofu, heat and combine well. Serve with brown rice.
Browse Cook(s): Kyong Weathersby
Browse Theme(s): Asian Entrees Lunch or Dinner

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