Pineapple Fried Rice with Tofu
Your guests are sure to love this beautiful pineapple fried rice. Serve with a large salad and dinner’s on the table.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Pineapple Fried Rice
Pineapple Fried Rice with Tofu
Your guests are sure to love this beautiful pineapple fried rice. Serve with a large salad and dinner’s on the table.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 30 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Pineapple Fried Rice
Ingredients
Baked Tofu
  • 1 14 oz box firm organic tofu drained
  • 1/4 cup tamari (like soy sauce)
  • 2 Tbl maple syrup
  • 2 Tbl ketchup
  • 1 Tbl rice vinegar
  • 1 dash hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Fried Rice
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 3 Tbl low-sodium vegetable broth (or homemade)
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 2 medium carrots peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup peas fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup pineapple cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews toasted (or purchased already roasted)
  • 1/4 cup currants or raisins
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • soy sauce (extra for flavor)
Sauce (optional)
  • 1/3 cup low salt tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 Tbl rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbl chili garlic sauce
  • 1 Tbl date syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 Tbl ginger minced
Instructions
Baked Tofu
  1. Preheat over to 375°F. Lightly spray a non-stick baking sheet with oil.
  2. Press the drained tofu wrapped in paper towels and newspaper with a large can of tomatoes (or whatever you have on hand). Then cut into 1″ cubes.
  3. In a bowl, stir together the soy sauce, maple syrup, ketchup, vinegar, hot sauce, garlic powder, and black pepper. Gently stir the tofu cubes into the sauce. Marinate for at least 10 minutes or longer.
  4. Place tofu on the baking sheet in a single layover. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn tofu, and bake until it turn golden brown, around 15 minutes more.
Fried Rice
  1. Saute the onions, garlic, red pepper, carrots in the vegetable broth or water until soft-firm and
  2. Add the cashews and continue to stir-fry for another 30 seconds.
  3. Add the rice, break up any clumps and stir-fry for a few minutes.
  4. Add the pineapple, peas and raisins and stir-fry to mix them in.
  5. Stir in the baked tofu.
  6. Remove from heat, add the sauce (optional) and serve garnished with chopped green onions and cilantro.

This recipe was printed from plantbasedcooking.com