Spicy Tofu with Roasted Green Beans Recipe

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Recipe compatible with:
Ninja XXXL FlexDrawer Air Fryer - AF500




½ cup soy sauce

½ cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

½ cup honey

½ cup sesame oil

½ cup rice vinegar

6 cloves garlic, peeled, minced

2 tablespoons red chilli flakes

5cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, minced

Kosher salt, as desired

Ground black pepper, as desired

2 packages (340g each) extra-firm tofu, patted dry, cut in 1cm cubes

675g green beans, trimmed



  1. In a medium bowl, prepare the marinade by whisking together soy sauce, plus olive oil, honey, sesame oil, rice vinegar, garlic, red chilli flakes, ginger, salt, and pepper. Add tofu and toss until evenly coated. Let marinate for at least 10 minutes.

  2. In separate medium bowl, toss the green beans with remaining olive oil, salt, and pepper.

  3. Insert the divider and both crisper plates in the drawer. Place tofu in Zone 1 (reserving any leftover marinade), and place green beans in Zone 2. Insert drawer in unit.

  4. Select Zone 1, select AIR FRY, set temperature to 180°C, and set time to 25 minutes. Select Zone 2, select ROAST, set temperature to 180°C, and set time to 22 minutes. Select SMART FINISH. Press START/PAUSE to begin cooking.

  5. When the timer reaches 10 minutes, press START/PAUSE to pause cooking, remove drawer from unit and use silicone-tipped tongs to toss tofu and green beans. Reinsert drawer and press START/PAUSE to resume cooking.

  6. When cooking is complete, transfer vegetables to a bowl, top with crispy tofu and drizzle with any remaining marinade.

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