Ideal Protein Sweet Chili Lime Tofu Recipe

Sweet Chili Lime Tofu Recipes

Ideal Protein Tofu recipes are one of the most popular ones amongst dieters due to their vegetarian compliance.

Sweet Chili Lime Tofu is a perfect way to spice up your meal while packing a lot of protein. This vegan recipe is absolutely amazing, way easy to prepare, and it fits into all Ideal Protein phases.

**Can serve with any approved veggies or over cauliflower stir-fried rice.

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of extra-firm tofu, about 14 ounces.
  • 3 tablespoons of Stevia.
  • 3 tablespoons of soy sauce.
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice.
  • ½ lime, zested
  • ½ tablespoons red chili flakes.
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced.
  • ¼ tablespoon of salt.
  • 4 mint leaves, sliced thin.

Preparation

Step 1

In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lime juice, Stevia, chili, garlic, mint, and salt.

Step 2

Make sure that the stevia and salt are dissolved and set aside.

Step 3

Heat a cast-iron pan over medium heat until hot.

Step 4

Drain the tofu completely dry and cut into small thin triangles.

Step 5

Spread tofu over the pan, and press it gently using a spatula to squeeze out excess liquid.

Step 6

Let this liquid boil and dissolve.

Step 7

Continue pressing the tofu for 5 minutes, then flip and repeat for the other side.

Step 8

Pour in the sauce and stir until the tofu is fully coated.

Step 9

When the sauce begins to bubble, turn off the heat.

Step 10

That way, it will reduce slightly and form a glaze.

Step 11

Serve hot or warm.

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