Bean and Crispy Tofu Stir-Fry


Bean and Crispy Tofu Stir-Fry

Lighten up your dinner tonight with this tasty Bean and Crispy Tofu Stir-Fry using in season green beans and the Asian staple, tofu. This spicy dish uses unusual yet delicious wing beans and a tasty black bean sauce.

Bean and Crispy Tofu Stir-Fry

Serves 4


2 tbsp rice flour

1 tbsp sesame seeds

350g firm tofu, cut into pieces

⅓ cup vegetable oil

4cm piece ginger, julienne

2 long red chillies, julienne

3 garlic cloves, sliced

200g snake beans

300g wing or green beans

¼ cup salted black beans, soaked and drained

2 tbsp chilli-bean sauce

⅓ cup chicken stock

1 tbsp chilli flakes

1 tsp sea salt


Place rice flour and sesame seeds on a tray; toss to combine. Roll tofu in rice-flour mixture.

Heat half the oil in a large, nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat and cook tofu for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden. Drain on paper towel.

Heat remaining oil in a wok over high heat. Add ginger, chillies, garlic, snake beans, and wing beans. Cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes. Add black beans, chilli-bean sauce, and stock.

Cook, stirring, for another 2-3 minutes, or until sauce thickens and beans are tender. Add tofu and toss to coat. Combine chilli flakes and sea salt in a small bowl. Serve crispy tofu with chilli salt.


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