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Spicy Curried Tofu With Apricots and Almonds

Spicy Curried Tofu With Apricots and Almonds

How many ways do you know how to prepare tofu? Most of us have our standard repertoire, but it’s always great to add some new tricks to the bag. This recipe combines a surprising mix of flavors that turns out a sweet and savory dish that gives tofu a new lease on life. Serves 4 to 6

Spicy Curry Marinade
2 tablespoons tamari sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lemon or lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon turbinado sugar
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 teaspoon black sesame seeds
1 cake firm tofu, drained and cut into squares

Stir-Fry
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion or 3 scallions, sliced
3 carrots, sliced on an angle
2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup sliced dried apricots
1/3 cup sliced almonds

1. Combine marinade ingredients in a medium bowl. Add tofu cubes, tossing lightly once to coat. Let marinate 1 hour or longer.

2. Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Add onion or scallions, and saute 3 minutes.

3. Add carrots and garlic, and cook 2 minutes, making sure the garlic doesn’t burn.

4. Drain the tofu from the marinade.

5. Add tofu to pan, and cook until heated through. Add apricots and almonds, and cook 3 more minutes. Serve over white basmati rice.

nutrition info per serving (4): 292 calories; 19 g fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 15 g protein; 22 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 506 mg sodium

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9:22AM PST on Feb 13, 2013

Sounds great; thanks for the recipe.

12:24AM PST on Feb 13, 2013

Thanks

11:37PM PST on Feb 12, 2013

Thank you :)

11:01AM PDT on Jul 28, 2012

sounds good.

12:26AM PDT on Jul 17, 2012

Thank you

8:20AM PDT on Jul 14, 2012

yum

8:15AM PST on Nov 11, 2011

Thanks for sharing the recipe.

12:18AM PDT on Sep 6, 2011

Yummy! The recipe sounds good. Thanks for sharing.

7:35AM PDT on Mar 15, 2011

Very Yummy!!!! I like tofu.... thanks for the recipe.

6:46AM PDT on Aug 8, 2010

sounds tasty!

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