Spicy Kangkong And Tofu Stir Fry Recipe

This stir fried dish is a little sweet, spicy, and very tasty!

Tofu or tokwa is a great ingredient in vegetable dishes. It adds a delicious, meaty component that absorbs flavors well and pairs wonderfully with any vegetable. Try this sweet, spicy, and savory easy stir fry that combines tofu and kangkong in a delicious sauce. 

Spicy Kangkong And Tofu Stir Fry Recipe

Stephanie Cueva
This stir fried dish is a little sweet, spicy, and very tasty!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Dishes, Side Dishes
Cuisine Asian, Chinese, Filipino
Servings 4


Spicy Kangkong And Tofu Stir Fry Ingredients

  • 1 500-gram pack firm tofu (tokwa) drained
  • 3 bunches kangkong
  • 1/4 Cup Oil for frying tofu
  • 2 tablespoons Oil for sauteing
  • 6 large cloves Garlic minced
  • 3 pieces birds eye chili (siling labuyo) chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch dissolved in 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar


  • Cut the tofu into squares and set aside. Separate the leaves from the tender stalks of the kangkong. Cut stems in half. Wash well. Set aside.
  • Heat oil for frying the tokwa in a pan over medium heat. Fry tofu until golden brown. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in another pan, heat oil for sauteing over high heat. Add garlic and bird’s eye chilies, and sauté until fragrant. Lower heat to Medium. Add oyster sauce, soy sauce, water/cornstarch mixture, and brown sugar. Cook until slightly thick.
  • Add kangkong leaves and stems, mix with the sauce until slightly wilted. Add the fried tofu. Cook for 2 minutes. Take the pan off from the heat immediately so as not to overcook the kangkong. Serve.
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