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Shrimp with Tofu Recipe

Gluten Free Recipe

Tofu pairs up with shrimp while chicken broth, soy sauce, ginger and lemon juice add distinctive flavors to this Shrimp with Tofu main dish. A small amount of olive oil is used.

Fresh shrimp for Shrimp with Tofu

Recipe Ingredients

4 ounces firm tofu
1 pound medium shrimp
1-1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 tablespoon peeled and grated fresh ginger root
1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
6 green onions, cut down the length

Recipe Directions

Place tofu on plate lined with several layers of paper towels. Top with a second layer of towels and let drain 30 minutes. Then dice into 1/4-inch cubes. Set aside.

Peel and devein shrimp. Refrigerate if not cooking right away.

Put cornstarch in bottom of measuring cup. Whisk in broth, soy sauce and lemon juice; set aside.

Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add ginger and garlic; stir 30 seconds. Then add shrimp and stir one minute. Pour broth mixture into pan and bring to simmer. Cook, stirring two minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add tofu and green onions. Cook two minutes, shrimp should be pink and cooked through. Cook another minute if necessary and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings
Calories 169; Carbohydrates 4.7g; Protein 23.1g; Total Fat 6.2g; Saturated Fat 0.8g; Cholesterol 144mg; Sodium 391mg

Calories from Fat: 37 percent

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