Tofu stir fry with rice

A perfect choice, especially during a busy week. This stir fry is easy to make and, with its fresh and crisp ingredients, a healthy option for a late weeknight dinner.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 692 / Protein 37g / Carbohydr. 89g / Fat 20g

Ingredients (2 servings)

200 grice
300 mlwater
80 gsugar snap peas
80 gbell pepper (red)
200 gtofu (smoked)
1 tbspsoy sauce
1 tbspsweet chili sauce
40 gpeanuts
vegetable oil for frying
cilantro for serving


frying pan, saucepan, bowl, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife, spatula

Wine Tip

Nosiola, 2013
A North Italian classic, like Nosiola, is perfect here. Its nuttiness and moderate acidity go well with tofu and peanuts.

Step 1

Tofu stir fry with rice

Add rice to saucepan. Cover with 1.5 parts of water, add salt and bring to a simmer. Reduce to low heat, cover and allow to cook for approx. 10 – 15 min. until fluffy and cooked through. Remove from heat and set aside.


200 g rice / 300 ml water / salt

Step 2

Tofu stir fry with rice

Halve sugar snap peas with a diagonal cut, thinly slice bell pepper, and cut tofu lengthwise into even pieces.

cutting board, knife

80 g sugar snap peas / 80 g bell pepper / 200 g tofu

Step 3

Tofu stir fry with rice

Heat some vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Fry tofu slices on each side for approx. 3 – 5 min. until lightly roasted and crisp.


vegetable oil for frying

Step 4

Tofu stir fry with rice

Add tofu, soy sauce, and sweet chili sauce to a bowl. Stir well to evenly coat tofu slices with marinade. Set aside.

bowl, cooking spoon

1 tbsp soy sauce / 1 tbsp sweet chili sauce

Step 5

Tofu stir fry with rice

Add nuts to pan and roast over medium-low heat until golden brown and fragrant. Set aside.

frying pan, cooking spoon

40 g peanuts

Step 6

Tofu stir fry with rice

Heat some more vegetable oil in frying pan and sauté sugar snap peas and peppers in a pan over medium heat for approx. 5 – 7 min. until lightly roasted. Season with salt and pepper.

vegetable oil for frying / salt / pepper

Step 7

Tofu stir fry with rice

Add vegetables to tofu and gently stir to combine. Serve with rice. Sprinkle with toasted nuts and, if desired, with fresh cilantro leaves.

cooking spoon

cilantro for serving