Sweet Chili Tofu and Vegetable Stir-Fry

For the full experience, make this recipe with the Drop Recipes app.

recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
  • Serves icon
  • Calories icon
based on 1 ratings

This healthy and bright vegetable and tofu stir-fry features a sweet, gently spiced sauce. Take care not to cook the vegetables for too long. They add vibrant crunch to this quick and easy dish. Garnish with chopped chillies to taste for a family-friendly vegetarian meal in minutes.

recipe updated Jan 15, 2020


  • Onion icon
    x 1 (about 140g)
  • Carrot icon
    x 2 (about 100g)
  • Broccoli icon
    150g (about ½)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    x 1 (about 150g)
  • Zucchini icon
    x 1 (about 195g)
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    as needed
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    3 tbsp (about 44ml)
  • Tofu icon
    300g (about 1⅛ cups)
  • Sugar snap peas icon
    Sugar snap peas
    150g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Soy sauce icon
    Soy sauce
    2 tbsp (about 30ml)
  • Sweet chili sauce icon
    Sweet chili sauce
    2 tbsp (about 35g)
  • Water icon
    125ml (125ml)
  • Thai basil icon
    Thai basil
    as needed


  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Heat sunflower oil to a clean frying pan
  2. Add tofu to the frying pan
  3. Sauté in frying pan until golden brown while stirring occasionally
  4. Remove with slotted spoon then set aside
  5. Heat sunflower oil to the frying pan
  6. Add onion and carrot to the frying pan
  7. Sauté - approx 1 min
  8. Add broccoli and red bell pepper to the frying pan
  9. Sauté - approx 1 min
  10. Add zucchini and sugar snap peas to the frying pan
  11. Sauté - approx 1 min
  12. Add soy sauce, sweet chili sauce and water to a clean small bowl
  13. Combine
  14. Transfer sauce to frying pan
  15. Cook - approx 1 min
  16. Serve
  17. Add fresh chili and Thai basil to the frying pan
Open in app

Download the free Drop Recipes app to follow this recipe step by step in your kitchen.