Honey Stir-Fry with Udon Noodles, Leaf Spinach and Crispy Sesame Tofu

Cooking Time

25 min

Prep Time

5 min

Servings

2

Skill Level

easy

Once you master stir frying, this method can be used to create a wide variety of dishes. Our Honey Stir-Fry with Udon Noodles, Spinach and Crispy Sesame Tofu is a quick, delicious and nutritious meal.

Honey Stir-Fry with Udon Noodles, Spinach and Crispy Sesame Tofu is filled with flavor and nutrition. A delightful combination of flavors and textures, this simple, fast and healthy recipe can be prepared in a traditional stir-fry pan, or in a skillet. Our recipe transforms tofu with a delicious honey-pepper marinade.

1

In a pot, bring water to a boil for the udon noodles. Cut tofu into ¾" cubes. Finely dice long pepper. Peel and finely dice ginger. Set cilantro leaves aside for garnishing and coarsely chop the remaining cilantro including stems. Peel and finely dice garlic.

2

In a bowl, mix long pepper with soy sauce, ginger, honey, garlic, sesame oil, 5 tbsp. water, and white wine vinegar. Season with 2 tsp. sugar and salt.

3

Add udon noodles and salt to the boiling water and cook for 4 minutes until al dente.

4

Drain cooked udon noodles, rinse in cold water, and mix with 1 tbsp. oil.

5

In a pan, heat 2 tbsp. oil and fry tofu cubes at a high heat for about 8 minutes until golden brown on all sides. Season with salt. Then, remove pan from heat.

6

Add 3 tbsp. of the honey-pepper marinade to the pan, turning tofu cubes in it for 30 seconds. Then remove from pan, add into a bowl with the sesame seeds, and mix well.

7

In the same pan, heat another 1 tbsp. oil and sauté udon noodles for 1 minute at high heat. Then, add remaining marinade and fry for another 30 seconds.

8

Remove pan from heat and add baby spinach, chopped cilantro and bean sprouts. Mix well.

9

Arrange honey stir-fry in a bowl and garnish with crunchy sesame tofu and cilantro tips.

Ingrediënts:

  • 7 oz. tofu
  • 8 oz. udon noodles
  • ½ cup bean sprouts
  • 1-1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 4” piece (approx. 1 oz) whole ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 4 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 tsp. sesame seeds
  • 4 pieces of long pepper

Plus:

  • 4 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Cooking Time

15

Servings

2

Skill Level

easy

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Skill Level

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Servings

2

Skill Level

easy