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Orange Tofu Lettuce Wraps On Plate with Orange Juice

Orange Tofu Lettuce Wraps


  • Author: Emily Cooper, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

These quick and easy Orange Tofu Lettuce Wraps are vegan-friendly, and take just about 30 minutes to make! A healthy recipe that tastes even better than takeout!


Ingredients

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  • 1 block extra-firm tofu
  • 1 cup 100% orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • zest from one orange (optional)
  • 1/2 cup diced water chestnuts
  • 1 head Bibb lettuce (or other leaf lettuce like romaine, butter, or cabbage)
  • chopped green onion
  • sesame seeds
  • sriracha (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet over high heat.
  2. Crumble in tofu, and mash with a large spoon or potato masher to break it up into crumbles.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes, or until browned and moisture evaporated.
  4. While tofu is cooking, whisk together orange juice, soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, cornstarch, sesame oil, garlic powder, ground ginger, and orange zest if using in a bowl or liquid measuring cup.
  5. When tofu is browned, stir in prepared sauce and water chestnuts. Cook an additional 5 minutes, or until sauce is thickened.
  6. Serve in lettuce cups, and top with sesame seeds, chopped green onion, and sriracha if you want extra spice.

Notes

*nutrition information is estimated, and may not be 100% accurate.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Asian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/3 recipe
  • Calories: 263
  • Sugar: 16
  • Sodium: 867
  • Fat: 9
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 27
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 19
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: tofu, orange, dinner, vegan, vegetarian