This easy stir-fry recipe is healthier than most--instead of actually frying the tofu, make it in your air-fryer instead! It'll be just as crispy as frying it oil, but much healthier for mixing with veggies and rice.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat an air-fryer to 400°F. In a large bowl stir together 1 Tbsp. of the soy sauce and the sesame oil. Add tofu; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with cornstarch; toss gently to coat. Lightly coat air-fryer basket with cooking spray. Place tofu in prepared basket; cook 10 minutes. Stir gently. Cook 10 minutes more or until tofu is golden and crispy. Remove from basket.

  • Coat onion, sweet pepper, and pea pods with cooking spray; add to basket. Cook 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  • Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan stir together remaining 5 Tbsp. soy sauce, vinegar, honey, ginger, and crushed red pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup.

  • In a serving dish toss tofu and vegetables with sauce. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

319 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 51g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 3g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 17g; protein 14g; vitamin a 1388.4IU; vitamin c 60.4mg; thiamin 0.4mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 3.2mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 59.4mcg; sodium 846mg; potassium 412mg; calcium 222mg; iron 2.8mg.