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Veg Kung Pao Tofu

This Kung Pao Tofu is a delicious and spicy Chinese-inspired dish that's both satisfying and easy to prepare. It's perfect for a quick dinner and pairs well with steamed rice. Kung Pao Tofu is a vibrant and flavorful Chinese-inspired dish that combines crispy tofu with a medley of colorful vegetables and a spicy, savory sauce. This dish is perfect for a quick dinner and pairs wonderfully with steamed rice.

Veg Kung Pao Tofu

For the Tofu:

1 block (14 oz) firm tofu, drained and pressed
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

For the Sauce:

3 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari (for a gluten-free option)
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup water

For the Stir-Fry:

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1-inch piece of ginger, minced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 zucchini, diced
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
6-8 dried red chilies (adjust to taste)
3 green onions, sliced (white and green parts separated)
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (optional, for garnish)
Cooked rice, for serving

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