Meal Kit

Vietnamese Shaking Tofu

with Thai basil and jasmine rice

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Wheat, Peanuts, Soy

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  • Vegetarian

Often in this space, we resort to the clichés of song lyrics, but with “shake,” our lyric-circuits are overwhelmed. So we'll forgo any cuteness this time. Instead, let's discuss the delicious, crumbled “shaken” tofu, served on a bed of jasmine rice along with crisp veggies like red onion and bell pepper. The tofu and vegetables are dressed in a mix of lime juice and teriyaki. With flavors like that, you'll be sure to shake your groove thing. Drats! Foiled again by our own jukebox.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • ¾ cup Jasmine Rice
  • Info
    2 fl. oz. Teriyaki Glaze
  • 1 Lime
  • Info
    1 oz. Roasted Peanuts
  • 3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. Sriracha
  • ¼ oz. Thai Basil
Contains: Sulfites
Food intolerance information

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 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 Rice and Prepare Ingredients

    Bring a small pot with jasmine rice and 11/2 cup water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 18-20 minutes. While rice cooks, stem, seed, and slice red bell pepper into 1/2" dice. Halve and peel onion. Cut halves into 1/4" slices. Zest lime, halve, and juice. Coarsely chop peanuts. Stem basil and coarsely chop.

  2. 2

    Crumble the Tofu

    In a mixing bowl, use your hands to break tofu into bite-sized pieces. Cover with paper towels, press, and blot dry. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss with cornstarch, coating tofu completely.

  3. 3

    Sear the Tofu

    Heat a large non-stick over high heat. Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil and tofu crumbles to hot pan. Stir often until browned and crispy, 8-10 minutes. Tofu will continue to break up as it's stirred. Transfer tofu to a plate. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  4. 4

    Cook the Vegetables

    Return pan used to cook tofu to high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil, bell pepper, and 1 cup onion (or more, if you're an onion lover). Cook until crisp-tender, 2-3 minutes.

  5. 5

    Finish the Tofu

    Add tofu, teriyaki glaze, 1 tsp. lime juice, and a pinch of lime zest to vegetables. Add Sriracha (to taste) and combine thoroughly. Cook until warmed through, 1-2 minutes.

  6. 6

    Finish the Dish

    Place rice on a plate or in a shallow bowl and top with tofu and vegetables. Garnish with peanuts and basil.

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