Mongolian-Style Tofu Scramble

A savory and hearty tofu dish made with a sweet and sour sauce and topped with green onion.

mongolian-style tofu scramble

Inspired by the Chinese Takeout Dish, this Mongolian Style Tofu is packed with flavor and extremely simple to make.

It only requires less than 10 ingredients and only 20 minutes of your time.

I recommend pairing it with rice or noodles for a hearty and savory meal.

mongolian-style tofu scramble

The ingredients include:

  • garlic
  • ginger
  • chili flakes
  • brown sugar
  • soy sauce
  • corn starch
  • tofu
  • green onion

Everything is combined in one skillet and is prepared in less than 20 minutes.

If you’re looking for a delicious weeknight dinner, this is it.

mongolian-style tofu scramble

To make this dish, start by heating up 1 tbsp of oil in a non-stick skillet.

Add garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes and cook for a couple minutes. Add brown sugar and stir to combine. Pour in soy sauce, crumble in tofu, and add corn starch slurry. Stir to mix. Cook for 2-3 minutes to cook off moisture from tofu and mend the flavors.

Stir in green onions. Serve with rice.

mongolian-style tofu scramble

This Mongolian-Style Tofu Scramble is…

  • Sweet and savory
  • Easy, simple, and quick
  • 100% plant-based
  • Oh so delicious!

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mongolian-style tofu scramble
Mongolian-Style Tofu Scramble
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

A savory and hearty tofu dish made with a sweet and sour sauce and topped with green onion.

Course: Main Course
Keyword: mongolian-style tofu scramble, vegan weeknight dinner recipe
Author: Taavi Moore
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp neutral-flavored oil
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce (such as tamari)
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 block extra-firm tofu
  • cup chopped green onion
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a non-stick skillet over medium high. Add ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Stir in brown sugar and deglaze with soy sauce.

  2. Crumble in tofu into bite-sized pieces. Stir to combine. Whisk corn starch with 2 tbsp water. Pour corn starch slurry into the pan and stir to combine. Cook for a few minutes until tofu has lost some of its moisture. Stir in green onions. Serve with rice.

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