Tofu Peanut Stir-Fry

Tofu Peanut Stir-Fry


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About this recipe: Cubes of tofu are stir-fried in a wok until golden brown and slightly crispy, then tossed with vegetables and peanut sauce.


Serves: 8 

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 500g (1 1/4 lb) prepared stir-fry vegetables
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh root ginger
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 150g (5 oz) cornflour
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 400g (14 oz) firm tofu, drained and cubed
  • 100ml (4 fl oz) vegetable oil
  • 175ml (6 fl oz) peanut sauce
  • 30g (1 oz) chopped peanuts

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium heat, and stir-fry the vegetables until tender. Mix in the ginger, and season with salt and pepper. Remove vegetables from frying pan, and set aside.
  2. Place the eggs in a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix the cornflour, salt and pepper. Dip tofu cubes first in the egg, then the cornflour mixture to coat.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in the frying pan or wok over medium heat, and cook the coated tofu 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Stir in the peanut sauce and peanuts. Continue to cook and stir until sauce has thickened and tofu is well coated. Serve with the vegetables.

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Tried this last night and it was really good. Even tasted good a few hours later when it had gone cold. - 24 Jan 2010


Rubbish! No flavour whatsoever! - 14 Feb 2014

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