Spicy Szechuan Tofu Stir Fry

Spicy Szechuan Tofu Stir Fry

Spicy Szechuan Tofu Stir Fry is a mouthwatering Asian-inspired dish that’s perfect for spice enthusiasts. This fiery recipe combines the bold flavors of Szechuan cuisine with the creaminess of tofu, creating a satisfying stir-fry that’s both savory and spicy.


  • 1 block of extra-firm tofu, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Szechuan sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds (for garnish)


  1. Press the tofu to remove excess water and cut it into cubes.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add minced garlic and grated ginger, and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  4. Add tofu cubes and cook until they turn golden brown on all sides.
  5. Add sliced red and green bell peppers and continue to stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Pour in Szechuan sauce, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Stir well to coat everything evenly.
  7. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens and coats the tofu and vegetables.
  8. Top with chopped green onions and sesame seeds.
  9. Serve hot over steamed rice or noodles.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Spicy Szechuan Tofu Stir Fry is a fiery and flavorful dish that’s quick and easy to make. It’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or whenever you’re craving a spicy kick.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 250 | Fat: 16g | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 12g

Spicy Szechuan Tofu Stir Fry is a delightful combination of textures and flavors that will leave your taste buds tingling. Whether you’re a spice lover or just looking to add some excitement to your dinner routine, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings. Try it today and experience the magic of Szechuan cuisine in your own kitchen!

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