Joe Wicks' miso tofu with stir-fried ginger greens recipe

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Try this exciting recipe for Joe Wicks miso tofu with stir-friend ginger greens, for a healthy vegetarian meal that you can easily make at home.

Joe Wicks miso tofu
Serves1
Cost RangeMid
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories571 Kcal29%
Sugar19.5 g22%
Fat26.5 g38%
Saturated Fat3.8 g19%
Protein45 g90%
Carbohydrates33.6 g13%

Joe Wicks' miso tofu with stir-fried ginger greens is not only super healthy, but it's also a unique recipe that can mix up your mid-week meals.

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Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 15g fresh root ginger
  • 8ml soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp white miso paste
  • 200g pak choi
  • 150g spring greens
  • 280g plain tofu
  • 15ml mirin
  • 5g black sesame seeds
  • 80g blanched edamame beans

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Method

  1. Boil a kettle. Drain the tofu and pat it dry with kitchen paper. Cut the tofu into cubes.

  2. Rip the leaves off the spring greens, discard the tough stalks, then layer the leaves over each other, roll them up and slice into thin strips. Cut the pak choi in half, separating the white bases and green tops. Cut the white bases into bite-sized pieces. Cover the edamame beans with boiled water.

  3. Add the miso paste and mirin to a small bowl with 1 tbsp vegetable oil and mix until smooth – this is your miso glaze. Peel and finely slice (don't chop!) the garlic. Peel (scrape the skin off with a teaspoon) and finely chop the ginger into batons.

  4. Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with 1 tbsp vegetable oil over a high heat. Once hot, add the tofu cubes and cook for 5-6 min or until browned all over and starting to crisp.

  5. Meanwhile, heat a a separate wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with 1 tbsp vegetable oil over a medium-high heat. Once hot, add the shredded spring greens and pak choi bases and cook for 2-3 min or until starting to wilt.

  6. Drain, then add the edamame beans, pak choi tops and chopped ginger and garlic to the greens and cook for a further 2-3 min or until fragrant and everything is tender with a bite. Add the soy sauce and give everything a good mix up – these are your ginger greens.

  7. Once the tofu is golden, add the miso glaze and cook for 2-3 min or until the sauce has coated the tofu and starting to caramelise. Sprinkle over the black sesame seeds.

  8. Serve the miso tofu with the stir-fried greens to the side. Enjoy!

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Joe Wicks aka ‘The Body Coach’ rose to fame after his Instagram videos (opens in new tab) started to go viral. With 15-minute recipes and HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts to do at home, Joe quickly became one of the most followed personal trainers in the country.