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Sweet and Sour Tofu with Mushrooms and Cashews

Posted in : Tofu on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

1/4 cup Lemon juice1/4 cup Tamari sauce1/3 cup Water1/4 cup Tomato paste2 tbl Honey1 tsp Minced ginger root4 x Cloves garlic, minced.1 pch Black pepper1 lb Firm tofu, cubed1 x Sweet green pepper1 x Sweet red pepper4 cup Mushrooms, (button, or try a mixture of a variety of mushrooms)8 x Green onions, chopped2 tsp Peanut oil1 cup Toasted cashew pieces*

Instructions:

Marinating time: 2 hours.

*(to toast cashews: In wok or deep skillet, cook cashews over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 3-5 minutes or until golden brown).

In large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, tamari, water, tomato paste, honey, ginger, garlic and pepper.

Add tofu; toss until well coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or up to 24 hours.

Cut peppers into strip about 2-1/2″ long x 1/2″ wide. Cut mushrooms into quarters.

Heat wok or deep skillet over high heat. Pour in oil; swirl wok to evenly coat sides.

Add peppers; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add mushrooms; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add tofu w/marinate and green onions; stir-fry 1 minute or until heated through. Toss in cashews. Serve immediately. Serve over fresh noodles or brown rice.