Thursday, September 6, 2007

Cashew Broccoli & Tofu-No Chicken

I think I am just scared to cook with Tofu. Someday I will do it, I just couldn't bring myself to it last night.
But this recipe for Cashew Broccoli & Tofu looked great, I just used chicken in place of the tofu.
I left the recipe at home so here it is, based upon memory

1 cup vegetable broth I used chicken broth
1 1/2 Tbsp Sesame Oil
2 tsp cornstarch
2 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1 package tofu I used cut up chicken tenderloins
3 cups of broccoli
2 Tbsp fresh ginger
2 cups red pepper
cayenne pepper (optional)
Cashews (coarsely chopped)

Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken. Cook until the chicken is no longer pink.
In a separate container, mix 1/2 cup chicken broth, soy sauce & cornstarch, set aside.
When chicken is finished; add broccoli, red peppers, ginger & cayenne pepper. Cook for about 3-4 minutes.
Add remainder of the broth to pan, cover and simmer until broccoli is soft.
Add the cornstarch mixture, stirring until thickened.
Serve over brown rice & top with cashews.

I got this recipe from Cooking Light Super Fast Suppers Cookbook. Also, when I make my brown rice, I always cook it in chicken broth. It adds such a nice flavor to rice.

1 comment:

Stacey said...

That looks so good. Matt doesn't like broccoli so I'll have to make it when he's gone. :)