Meal Kit

Sweet and Sour Tofu

with bell pepper and cashews

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Tree Nuts (Cashews), Eggs, Wheat, Soy

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Sweet and sour, like Batman and Robin, belong together, and by that we mean your tofu is fighting crime in the mean streets of Gotham. Nah, we mean that that confection-y goodness and toothsome tart coat this tofu with something special that's more powerful than a flying bat and his boy wonder. Pineapple and green bell pepper add their own sweet flavors, cashews bring a salty crunch, and all tied together, this is a meal fit for a superhero.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Green Onions
  • ½ cup Jasmine Rice
  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper
  • 3 oz. Pineapple Chunks
  • Info
    1 oz. Roasted Salted Cashews
  • Info
    3 fl. oz. Hawaiian Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • Info
    0.406 fl. oz. Tamari Soy Sauce
  • Info
    ⅓ cup Tempura Mix
  • 6 fl. oz. Canola Oil

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
  • Pepper
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Medium 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 towel-lined plate. Cover with a paper towel, top with another plate, and place a heavy object on plate to press down on tofu. Set aside at least 5 minutes.

  3. 3

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut green bell pepper into 1/2" dice.

    Halve pineapple chunks.

    Trim and cut white portions of green onions into 1" lengths. Cut green portions thinly on an angle. Keep white and green portions separate.

    Coarsely chop cashews.

  4. 4

    Cook the Sauce

    Place a medium pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Add green bell pepper, pineapple, white portions of green onions, and 1/4 tsp. salt to hot pan. Stir occasionally until lightly charred, 3-5 minutes.

    Stir in sweet and sour sauce and soy sauce. Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Cook the Tofu

    Place canola oil in a medium non-stick pan over medium heat.

    Combine tempura mix, 1/3 cup very cold water, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl. Stir until batter is extremely thin, almost the consistency of water. If needed, add additional very cold water 1 Tbsp. at a time. Add tofu to batter and cover evenly.

    Line another plate with a paper towel. Working in batches, carefully add tofu to hot oil and flip occasionally until golden brown, 3-5 minutes.

    Remove to towel-lined plate. Season with a pinch of salt.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping crispy tofu with sauce, cashews, and green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!

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