Vegan Performance Stir-fry Recipe
EAT 3-4 HOURS BEFORE TRAINING OR COMPETITION
It's 3-4 hours until you train or compete and this is the time to be eating an energizing meal like the 4P Vegan Performance Stir-Fry. Not only is it a super easy recipe that is delicious, it has Energizers, Muscle builders and Superfoods to make sure you are ready to take on the competition and compete hard!
LET'S GET TO IT!
PREPARATION | 10 MINS
STANDING TIME | 20 MIN
1 2/3 cup of basmati rice (300g)
1/4 cup of orange juice (65 ml)
2 tsp of rice vinegar (10 ml)
1 tbsp of corn starch (8g)
6 tbsp of canola oil
2 tbsp of dried chilli pepper flakes
1 tbsp of grated fresh ginger
1 chopped onion (200 g)
2 yellow or red peppers, sliced (400g)
1 cup of green beans, chopped (100g)
2 garlic cloves, pressed or sliced
2 cups of mildly firm tofu, chopped in cubes (200 g)
2/3 cups of vegetable broth (170ml)
2 green onions
Salt and pepper
In a small bowl, mix the orange juice with the rice vinegar and corn starch and let it sit.
Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan or wok.
Add the red pepper and ginger. Cook everything for 1 minute and mix.
Add the onion, the pepper and the green beans. Season with salt and cook around 7 minutes.
Add garlic and wait for 1 minute.
Once done, keep the vegetables on a plate and keep it on the side.
In a separate pan on medium heat, add oil and then add the tofu after a few minutes. Stir the tofu for 5-7 minutes until the tofu is well cooked.
Add the cooked vegetables that were set aside to your tofu in the same pan and add the vegetable broth. Cook for 2 minutes and then add your orange juice mixture. Add seasoning.
Add your rice to the sauté bowl and serve.
(per 1 serving)
TIP FROM ET4P
As yummy of a dish as this is, make sure you do not eat this recipe too close to your workout or game.
Rather than giving you peak performance it may make you sluggish as your body is digesting the meal. Remember this is a nourishing recipe for 3-4 hours beforehand to give you that long-term energy and stamina you need.
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