Quick and Easy Kung Pao

½ cup              
Old Havana Foods® - Authentic Cuban Cooking Sauce
½ cup               Hoisin Sauce
¼ cup               Water
½ teaspoon       Crushed red pepper (optional, change amount to accomodate your desired level of spicyness)
3 teaspoons      Vegetable oil
2 medium          Zucchini, diced
1 large              Red pepper, diced
1 pound            Your favorite protein - drained tofu, or boneless chicken cut into chunks, or peeled and deveined shrimp
¼ cup               Peanuts (optional)

1.  Pre-heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
2.  In a bowl, mix Old Havana Foods Sofrito - Authentic Cuban Cooking Sauce, hoisin sauce, water and crushed red pepper if using, until well combined.
3.  Add 1 teaspoon oil to preheated skillet and swirl to coat. Sauté zucchini over medium-high heat until starting to brown, about 5 minutes. Remove zucchini from pan and set aside. Repeat with 1 teaspoon oil and red peppers sautéeing 5 minutes and then setting aside. Repeat with remaining oil and protein sautéeing approximately 5 to 7 minutes or until raw meat is cooked through.
4.  Return sauteed zucchini and peppers to pan and combine with the cooked protein. Reduce heat to medium. Add sofrito-hoisin mixture and toss thoroughly to coat all pieces. Heat through until bubbly.
5.  Top with peanuts if using. Serve over cooked rice. Enjoy!

Serves 4.

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