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Tofu Stir Fry/ Marinade
58 votes


Very tasty stir fry, using all beneficial greens (kale, collards, broccoli, carrots, onions, etc.) I adjusted the recipe to make a marinade and it was a really big hit. My brother (and all attendees) raved about it - the chicken marinaded all afternoon.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (10 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • Marinade

  • 6 Tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce (used Bragg's)
  • 2 teaspoons honey (used brown rice syrup)
  • 2 Tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (more if you like)
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • Other Ingredients

  • 1 package silken extra-firm tofu, cubed
  • 1 bunch green onions sliced into 1 in. pieces (or large chopped yellow onion)
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 6 cups chopped vegetables (broccoli, kale, collards, carrots, asparagus, celery, chard, mushrooms maitake, etc.)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Blend first 5 ingredients until smooth.
  3. Spray baking sheet with appropriate oil.
  4. Place tofu in single layer.
  5. Pour 1/2 of soy sauce mixture over tofu; bake 30 minutes.
  6. Saute onions, oil in wok or skillet for 1 minute.
  7. Add vegetables and remaining soy sauce; stir fry for 5 more minutes.
  8. Add cooked tofu; toss lightly.
  9. Serve with hot rice or pasta.
  10. Serves 4.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Canola Oil2 N N N N A A N A
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey2 N N N A N N N A
Rice Syrup2 N A N A N N N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Collard Greens2 B B B B B B B B
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Broccoli1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Mushroom (Maitake)2 B B B B N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in glucosinolates.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Nov 12, 2011 at 12:02 AM By: Joe