Stir Fry Tofu Mince with Courgette Noodles

It’s meatless Monday again and this tofu noodle recipe is sure to be a winner! Plant-based recipes don’t have to be foreign and boring. Try swapping mince meat with minced tofu and be surprised at how tasty and familiar your dishes can be!

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Serves: 3-4 pax

Tags: vegetarian, vegan, tofu, soy, courgette, lettuce, stir fry


  • 2 packs firm tofu
  • 1 large carrot
  • 2 lettuce heads (ezfrill or crystal lettuce)
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1 large green courgette
  • 2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 0.5 teaspoon five-spice mix
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper


  1. Slice garlic, onion and carrots into strips.
  2. Stir fry the above ingredients in 2 tablespoons of oil for 1-2 minutes. 
  3.  Add in the tofu and mince it in the pan. Fry for another 3-4 minutes.
  4.  Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and pepper. Mix thoroughly and leave to simmer for another 4 minutes.  
  5. For the courgette, use a vegetable spiralizer to create courgette noodles. 
  6. Serve the noodles raw in a bowl topped with warm mince tofu sauce. Enjoy!

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