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Orange Chicken Style Tofu

What you need: 

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 pound extra firm tofu, drained and pressed, chopped into bite sized pieces
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, to taste
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
hot cooked rice, to serve

What you do: 

1. Saute tofu in 2 tablespoons oil until browned. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute garlic and green onions in remaining 1 tablespoon oil until garlic is golden.
2. Add water, orange juice, lemon juice, vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium.
3. In a small cup or dish, mix together cornstarch and water until thoroughly blended. Pour cornstarch mixture into sauce, stirring constantly.
4. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until sauce thickens to your liking. Remove from heat and combine with tofu until completely coated. Serve over rice.
Use more or less cornstarch mixture depending on how thick you like your sauce. You can also add ginger if you like that flavor. Or orange peel or orange juice concentrate for more orange flavor. Enjoy!

Preparation Time: 
5 minutes, Cooking time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes
Servings: 
1-2
Recipe Category: 

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i'd use regular white vinegar. this does look tasty and is in the book to be cooked soon!

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Any suggestions on what kind of vinegar to use? I'm assuming distilled white or white wine, but I figured I'd ask.

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this was awesome.  it's definitely going to become a regular for me!

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Ok, I am officially addicted to this stuff.  It's so hard to find chinese recipes that actually taste like something from a restaurant, but this one seriously does!  I am going to stock up on tofu because I don't think I can go too long without eating this.  You must try this recipe!  Thank you sooooo much!  :D

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