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Noodles with Tofu and Peppers
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Sweet Chili Tofu and Peppers

This hearty and simple Sweet Chili Tofu and Peppers is a super flavorful dish that comes together easily and is ready in around 30 minutes. It's pure comfort food that brings delicious Asian-inspired flavors to your table!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Keyword: bell peppers, noodles, sweet chili, tofu, udon
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. super firm or extra firm tofu
  • 1 bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp oil for cooking

Sweet Chili Sauce (whisk together the following):

  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili garlic sauce
  • 1/4 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tsp soy sauce or tamari
  • 3 or 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

Noodles Sauce: (whisk together the following)

  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1-2 tsp chili garlic
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp maple syrup

Instructions

  • Cook udon noodles (or any noodles) according to package directions (careful not to overcook).
  • Meanwhile, in a large pan, brown the tofu in a bit of oil until golden brown, flipping every 5 min or so. Season with salt and garlic powder.
  • Remove and set aside. Back in pan, add peppers and bit of oil, cook until crisp-tender. Add garlic, cook 1 minute.
  • Add tofu and the sweet chili sauce mixture, stir and cook 1 minute. Remove mixture from pan into a bowl.
  • Back in the pan, add cooked noodles and noodles sauce mixture. Stir, cook together for two minutes.
  • Serve the noodles and top with tofu/peppers mixture. Top with sesame seeds if desired.