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Tofu Adobo Rice

An easy vegan Filipino side dish made of tofu, mushroom, brown rice and savory sauce which makes a flavorful and healthy meal in a bowl!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Calories: 363kcal


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 6 cloves garlic smashed
  • 4 dried bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon ginger sliced
  • ½ teaspoon cracked peppercorns
  • 1 cup firm tofu diced
  • ½ cup mushroom slices
  • 1 ½ cups water divided
  • ¼ cup dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegetarian oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ cup white vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup brown rice washed & drained
  • cup green onions chopped


  • In a saucepan over low heat, add oil and saute garlic cloves for 3 minutes.
  • Add in dried bay leaves, ginger slices, peppercorns, and continue to saute for anohter 2 minutes on low heat.
  • Add in diced tofu and mushrooms; and cook for another 4 minutes on medium-low heat.
  • Next, add 1 cup water, dark soy sauce, oyster mushroom sauce, honey, white vinegar, cayenne pepper and bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Pour the reduced mixture into the rice cooker pot, then add brown rice and the remaining water and cook the rice until done.
  • Fluff and serve immediately.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1068mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 93IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 2mg
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