Chef’s Plate Review – Purple Rice Stir-Fry

Chef’s Plate is a subscription service that delivers chef-designed recipes and fresh ingredients each week. There is no subscription or membership fee to join. Their recipes begin at $10.95 per plate for the 2-Person Plan and $9.75 per plate for the Family Plan. A Year of Boxes pays for this subscription.

I have been reviewing Chef’s Plate on a regular basis for the last few months, and you all know I am obsessed with this meal delivery service. But for those of you who are new to the concept, here’s how it works:

  1. Sign up for a subscription – delivery available to Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta & Manitoba
  2. Choose the 2-person plan or the family plan
  3. Choose to receive 2, 3 or 4 meals per week
  4. Choose your delivery date – Tuesday or Friday
  5. Choose your recipes
  6. Receive your ingredients in a refrigerated box, portioned and with step-by-step cooking instructions

Here’s a look at one of my recipes from last week:

Recipe: Purple Rice Stir-Fry


  • 1 pack tofu
  • 5 oz black and white rice blend
  • 8 oz broccolini
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 oz roasted soy nuts
  • 1 oz sweet soy glaze
  • 1-3 test hot chili sauce
  • 1 oz cornstarch


  • cook rice – add to pot with 1 1/2 cups warm water, season with salt, bring to boil, cover with lid, reduce heat to medium low and cook for 28-30 minutes
  • cut tofu into 1 inch squares, add to medium bowl and toss with cornstarch, heat pan with 2 tbs oil, add tofu, cook 4 minutes each side, until golden
  • cut broccolini into 1 inch pieces, mince garlic, slice pepper, in large pan add 1/4 cup water, season with salt, when water boils add pepper and broccolini, cook for 5-7 minutes until water has absorbed
  • combine vegetables and tofu in same pan and toss for 30 seconds to warm
  • in small bowl mix sweet soy glaze, garlic, chili sauce and 2/3 cup water, mix to combine
  • plate purple rice with vegetables and tofu, drizzle with sauce and sprinkle with soy nuts
  • enjoy!


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