Meal Kit

Crispy BBQ Tofu

with rice and jalapeño-ranch dressing

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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So you've given up the cow, the chicken, and the pig. That doesn't mean you've abandoned the smoky, sweet, or sour flavors classic BBQ is known for. Crisped tofu tossed in tangy BBQ seasoning makes for a worthy addition to the canon. Sweet corn and feisty jalapéno round out this bowl which shows that giving up meat doesn't mean you have to give up everything.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • ½ cup Jasmine Rice
  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu
  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper
  • 1 Ear of Corn
  • Info
    1½ oz. Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
  • 3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. BBQ Spice Rub
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Info
    1 oz. Crispy Fried Onions
  • ½ oz. Baby Arugula

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Cook the Rice

    Bring a small pot with rice, 1 cup water, and 1/4 tsp. salt to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 18-20 minutes.

    Remove from burner and fluff rice. Cover and set aside.

    While rice cooks, prepare tofu.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Tofu

    Line a plate with a paper towel.

    Cut tofu into 1/2" dice and place on a towel-lined plate. Cover with another paper towel, top with another plate, and place a heavy object on plate to press down on tofu.

    Let press at least 10 minutes.

  3. 3

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem jalapeño, halve, seed, remove ribs, and mince. Be sure to wash hands, utensils, and cutting board after working with jalapeño.

    Shuck corn, rinse, and carefully remove kernels from cob.

    In a mixing bowl, combine ranch dressing, jalapeño (to taste), and a pinch of salt.

  4. 4

    Cook the Tofu

    Add tofu, cornstarch, and 1/2 tsp. salt in another mixing bowl. Toss to coat thoroughly.

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 Tbsp. olive oil. Place tofu in hot pan and stir occasionally until crispy, 5-7 minutes.

    While tofu cooks, wipe mixing bowl clean. Remove cooked tofu to clean mixing bowl and toss with BBQ spice rub.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping rice with seasoned tofu, corn, cheese, crispy onions, jalapeño ranch, and arugula. Bon appétit!

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