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Sesame Tofu Asparagus Stir Fry is a healthy and wholesome dish that is great to serve over brown rice or noodles. Hoisin based stir fry sauce adds flavor.


4 Servings

Total time

30 minutes






  • 14 oz Extra firm Tofu, drained and cut into 1" cubes
  • 8 asparagus, cut into 2" pieces
  • 12 baby Bella or Shiitake Mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 4 tsp peanut oil
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 4 green Onions, thinly sluced
  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp Chili-garlic sauce
  • to taste Salt & Pepper


  1. Combine sesame seeds and ¼tsp of salt in a large bowl. Add the tofu pieces and toss gently to coat.
  2. Combine 2tsp peanut and sesame oil in a large wok or nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the tofu and stir-fry till golden, about 5~6 minutes. Remove tofu from the pan; keep warm.
  3. In the same pan, heat the remaining 2tsp peanut oil, add mushrooms and cook for 3~4 minutes or until the mushrooms start to brown. Add asparagus and coo for 4~5 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and add the sliced green onions.
  5. In a small bowl, combine broth, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, cornstarch and chili garlic sauce.
  6. Add this sauce to the veggies in the pan and cook for 1~2 minutes or until the sauce is thickened. Stir in the tofu and season with salt. Toss gently to combine. Serve hot over brown rice.
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