Bento Box Stir-Fried Tofu, Noodles and Vegetables

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Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe is from a bento box lunch offered from a local Japanese restaurant.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook noodles in boiling salted water 4 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again. Toss with 1 tsp tamari, sesame seeds, and sesame oil. Season with pepper, to taste.
  2. Stir together flour and garlic powder in medium bowl. Add tofu, and toss to coat. Season with pepper, to taste.
  3. Spray skillet with olive oil cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat, add tofu, and saute 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Transfer to plate and sprinkle with 1 tsp tamari.
  4. Return skillet to heat. Add 2 tbsp water and remaining 1 tsp tamari, then broccoli, carrots, and ginger. Stir and then cover. Simmer 3 minutes or until broccoli is warmed through.
  5. Pack soba noodles in 1 section of bento box or portable container. Sprinkle nori on top of noodles. Pack 1/2 cup tofu cubes and 1/2 cup broccoli/carrot mixture in other sections, reserving remaining tofu cubes and broccoli/carrot mixture for use in other lunch dishes. Fill in last section with edamame. Refrigerate, uncovered, until all ingredients are chilled thoroughly. Cover box, and refrigerate until ready to serve.