Asian style tofu boats

Serves: 3

Another of my sample recipes, perfect when I crave something fresh and satisfying! Cute little crunchy lettuce boats filled with tofu and plenty of Asian flavors. Can be enjoyed as an appetizer or as a main.

For the Youtube recipe video, click HERE.

INGREDIENTS

– 1 oignon, diced

– 3 cloves of garlic, minced

– 2 tbsp fresh ginger, grated

– 1 block of extra-firm tofu, crumbled

– 1 big yellow bell pepper, diced*

– 3 carrots, grated*

– 3 tbsp sesame oil

– 3 tbsp soy sauce

– 3 tbsp rice vinegar

– 1 head of romaine lettuce

Garnishes

– 2 tbsp grilled peanuts, crushed

– 1 avocado, sliced

– Spring oignons, minced

– Sprouts (optional)

– Coriander leaves (optional)

– Chili sauce (optional)

*This recipe is versatile, adapt the veggies to your preferences; For example you could use mushroom, cabbage, etc;

INSTRUCTIONS

– Heat your pan over medium-high heat;

– Sauté the oignon, garlic and ginger;

– Then crumble the tofu with your hands and add it to the pan with the sesame oil, soy sauce and rice vinegar;

– Once the tofu is grilled, add the carrot, bell pepper and sauté for about 5 minutes;

– Remove the mixture from the heat and let it cook a little bit, in the meantime wash the romaine leaves;

Assemble

– Place the romaine leaves boats on a plate, add the mixture in, garnish with the peanuts, avocado, spring oignon and sprouts;

– Enjoy!

Bon Appétit,

@Veganmontreal

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