Kangkong and Tofu Stir Fry Recipe

Stir Fry dishes are awesome because they are easy to cook and only takes a little time to complete. Almost any vegetable or meat can be stir fried using different techniques. What we have here is a simple vegetable stir fry with tofu. This dish contains a good amount of nutrients from the vegetables and protein from the tofu.

Aside from being easy to prepare and being rich in nutrients, making this dish will not cost you much. This is one budget friendly recipe that you will surely like. You can enjoy this in 2 ways: as a side dish for grilled fish or meat; or as a main dish itself eaten with warm steamed rice.

When kangkong is not available in the grocery, you may still cook this using spinach. Same procedure still applies, but you will need to decrease the cooking time for about a minute or so as the spinach cooks faster.

Try this Kangkong and Tofu Stir Fry Recipe and let me know what you think.

Kangkong and Tofu Stir Fry

Kangkong and Tofu Stir Fry Recipe


  • 1 bunch kangkong (water spinach), cleaned and chopped
  • 3 ounces extra firm tofu
  • 3 to 4 pieces Thai chili, chopped (optional)
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt to taste

Cooking Procedure

  1. Heat cooking oil in a pan
  2. Fry the tofu in medium heat for about 4 to 5 minutes per side
  3. Turn off heat. Remove the tofu from the pan and let cool.
  4. Slice the fried tofu into small cubes. Set aside.
  5. On the same pan, remove excess cooking oil until about 1 tablespoon of oil is left.
  6. Heat the pan. Sauté garlic and onion for about 2 minutes
  7. Put-in the sliced tofu and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Add the oyster sauce and ground black pepper. Stir.
  9. Put-in the kangkong. Stir fry for 4 to 5 minutes.
  10. Add salt to taste and then put-in the chilies.
  11. Turn off heat. Transfer to a serving plate
  12. Serve. Share and enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 4