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Ginger, Watermelon Rind & Tofu Stir-Fry

Reducing food waste is a great way to save money! This Ginger, Watermelon Rind & Tofu Stir Fry mixes the ordinary with the unexpected for a refreshing and delicious quick weeknight meal.  

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: watermelon rind
Servings: 1


  • 1 tbsp Canola Oil
  • 1/4 Block Extra Firm Tofu Drained and Cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Soya Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dark Soya Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Rice Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger Root Freshly Grated
  • 1 clove Garlic Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Celery
  • 1/2 cup Watermelon Rind (White part only, some watermelon can remain)
  • 1/8 cup Green Onions


  • Drain tofu and chop to desired size. Heat-up a medium size pan with Canola oil and fry the tofu until golden brown on each size, about 5 minutes. Remove from Pan and set aside.
  • In small bowl, mix soya sauces, garlic, ginger and brown sugar.
  • Reheat medium size pan with remaining oil. Stir Fry celery for 3 minutes or until tender. Add sauce mixture. Return fried tofu to pan and coat well.
  • Once tofu is well coated with sauce, add watermelon rinds. Cook for another 3 minutes ensuring watermelon rinds are well coated.
  • Once cooked, serve over fresh jasmine rice and top with a generous amount of green onions!