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Curried Tofu with Rice Recipe

Curried Tofu with Rice Recipe

Tofu takes the place of meat in this bold dish with lots of curry and cilantro flavor. —Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12.3 ounces) extra-firm tofu, drained and cubed
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle tofu with seasoned salt. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute tofu in oil until lightly browned. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, saute onion and garlic for 1-2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in the coconut milk, cilantro, curry, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Stir in tofu; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup tofu mixture with 1/2 cup rice equals 240 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 540 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 fat.