Pan-Fried Tofu with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Steps on how to prepare a Pan-Fried Tofu with Spicy Peanut Sauce recipe

Time

20 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

190.8

    Ingredients

  • 200 g firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • oil, for frying
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter (i used crunchy)
  • 3 tablespoons soymilk or 3 tablespoons coconut milk (will do)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce or 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce or 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 dash chili flakes
  • salt and pepper, to taste

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Drain tofu (i pressed gently between paper towels).

  2. 2. STEP

    Cut into bite-sized cubes.

  3. 3. STEP

    Toss with cornstarch, coating the cubes.

  4. 4. STEP

    Sprinkle a little salt and pepper.

  5. 5. STEP

    Heat some oil (about 3-4 tablespoon, just ensure pan is coated).

  6. 6. STEP

    Fry the tofu cubes in batches, making sure all sides are lightly browned.

  7. 7. STEP

    Drain on paper towels, then sprinkle with salt and pepper if desired.

  8. 8. STEP

    Sauce: Heat the milk in small saucepan (you can make sauce in microwave too).

  9. 9. STEP

    Add peanut butter, stirring well.

  10. 10. STEP

    Add other seasonings, according to personal taste (I love spicy food, so i added LOTS of chilli flakes!). If you use coconut milk, add 1/2 - 1 tsp of lime juice too - it will be great!

  11. 11. STEP

    Serve hot, as a snack or appetizer. Sometimes i serve them with a sweet Chinese dessert: Green Bean Soup.

    Ingredients

  • 200 g firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • oil, for frying
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter (i used crunchy)
  • 3 tablespoons soymilk or 3 tablespoons coconut milk (will do)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce or 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce or 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 dash chili flakes
  • salt and pepper, to taste

    Tags

    LUNCH/SNACKS

    SOY/TOFU

    BEANS

    CHINESE

    ASIAN

    LOW CHOLESTEROL

    SPICY

    < 30 MINS

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