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  • 400g block firm tofu
  • 3 tbsp teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tsp light soft brown sugar
  • for frying oil
  • 250g pouch cooked brown rice, heated to serve
  • 2 spring onions, sliced to serve (including green bits)


  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 10cm piece mooli, shredded
  • ½ red pepper, finely shredded
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil


  • STEP 1

    Put the tofu between 2 sheets of kitchen paper. Put on a chopping board, lay another chopping board on top and leave for 20 minutes, this will press the tofu and get rid of excess liquid.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, put the veg in a bowl, add the rice vinegar, sesame oil and a good pinch of salt. Toss together and leave for 20 minutes. Mix the teriyaki and brown sugar.

  • STEP 3

    Cut the pressed tofu into chunks and coat in the teriyaki. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a nonstick frying pan and add the tofu and the marinade. Stir and fry until the tofu is sticky and glazed.

  • STEP 4

    Give the veg one more mix, then spoon onto plates with the rice and top with the tofu.Add a sprinkle of spring onions to finish.


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