Green Bean Tofu Stir Fry

December 16, 2009
4 Ratings
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

I love to create healthy, flavorful food. My Green Bean Tofu Stir fry has intense flavor without a lot of fat or calories! —Kanwal81

What You'll Need
  • 1 packet extra firm tofu
  • 2 egg whites,beaten with 2TB. of skim milk
  • 1 bunch green beans, cut into 1in pieces
  • 1 tablespoon grated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons black bean sauce
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • salt/pepper to taste
  1. Gently dry of excess moisture from the tofu by blotting with a paper towel.
  2. Evenly cut the tofu into two sections. Place sections on top of each other and cut into fourths horizontally, and then cut into fourths vertically. You should have 32 cubes when done.
  3. Coat the cubes in the egg white mixture.
  4. In a saucepan, add the oil and place on medium heat. Once the pan is hot, add the cumin seeds, salt, ginger and garlic. Saute for about 2 minutes. Add the coriander powder and black bean sauce. Add the tofu and cook for another minute, stirring constantly (add some water if mixture is too dry).
  5. Add the green beans and saute for about 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Add the lemon juice and pepper. Reduce the heat to low and allow the sauce to thicken.
  7. Enjoy this stir fry with some brown rice! Serves 4.

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3 Reviews

Ravic January 25, 2012
I wish I had seen that comment before making this dish tonight ...
Leecancook January 11, 2010
I made this tonight. This is truly horrible. I thought the ingredients and the measurements were kind of odd. Big mistake. Can't believe someone posted this as their five star submission. Sorry, but have to be honest.
Kanwal81 March 31, 2010
You are mean.