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½ cup vegetable broth or reduced-sodium chicken broth¼ cup dry sherry (see note) or rice wine3 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce3 Tbsp cornstarch, divided2 Tbsp plus 1 tablespoon sugar1 14-ounce package extra-firm water-packed tofu, drained¼ tsp salt2 Tbsp canola oil, divided1 Tbsp minced garlic1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger6 cup broccoli florets3 Tbsp water


1. Combine broth, sherry (or rice wine), soy sauce, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, sugar and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.

2. Cut tofu into 3/4-inch cubes and pat dry, then sprinkle with salt. Place the remaining 2 tablespoons cornstarch in a large bowl. Add the tofu; toss gently to coat. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the tofu; cook, undisturbed, until browned, about 3 minutes. Gently turn and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned all over, 2 to 3 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.

3. Reduce heat to medium. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, garlic and ginger; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add broccoli and water; cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until tender-crisp, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir the reserved broth mixture and add to the pan. Cook until the sauce has thickened, 1 to 2 minutes. Return the tofu to the pan; toss to combine with the broccoli and sauce.


Ingredient Note: Sherry is a type of fortified wine originally from southern Spain. Don’t use “cooking sherry” sold in many supermarkets—it can be surprisingly high in sodium. Instead, get dry sherry that’s sold with other fortified wines at your wine or liquor store.

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Nutrition Facts

Provided by: EatingWell

Per Single Serving / Serves 4 Total

  • Calories 258
  • Total Fat 13gm 20%
  • Sodium 23mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrates 4gm 181%
  • Cholesterol 544mg
  • Sugars 14gm 1%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tags: Main Dish, Dinner, Diabetic, Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Vegetarian, Vegetable, Tofu, Broccoli, Bean & Legume, Asian, Easy, 30 Minute, Quick, Stir Fry, Fall, Spring, Summer

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