Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add pressed tofu and cook until golden on most sides. 5 to 7 mins.
Remove tofu from pan. Add mushrooms, garlic, a pinch of salt and pepper flakes and cook until golden on some sides. 6 to 8 mins.
Add in the broccolini, peppers or other veggies and mix in.
Add the sauce ingredients, 1/2 cup water and crisped tofu and mix in. Bring to a boil. use the spatula to mix the almond butter in. You can blend the ingredients before adding for easy mixing. You can also add a little miso for additional pungent flavor.
Mix starch in the remaining 1/4 cup water and add to the skillet. Simmer until the sauce thickens. 3 to 4 mins. Taste and adjust salt, sweet, heat and mix in. Serve over cooked rice or other grains.
Press the Tofu: Slice the Tofu slab into 1/2 inch thick slices. Place a kitchen towel on the counter, cover the kitchen towel with paper towels. Layer the tofu slices on one side of the kitchen towel. Fold the other side over the Tofu. Place heavy books or containers on top of the kitchen towel for 15 mins or longer. Or use a Tofu press.Use premade hoisin sauce: Use 4 to 5 tbsp hoisin sauce and 2 tsp soy sauce in the recipe. Use 1/4 to 1/2 cup water + cornstarch to thicken.Nutritional information based on one serving