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Spicy Peanut Tofu

Posted in : Tofu on by : Daphne


1 lb Medium-firm tofu1 x Onion1 tbl Fresh grated ginger1 x Carrot, diced1 stalk celery, diced1 can Sliced water chestnuts, drained1/2 cup Peanut butter1/2 cup Water1 tsp Chili paste with garlic (available in Chinese food-stores)2 tbl Sugar1 tsp Vinegar3 dsh Chili powder, more or less1 tbl Soy sauce


1. Freeze the tofu and defrost. Squeeze all the water out. Crumble. If you have a food processor you will save yourself some time.

2. In a bowl combine the penut butter, water, ginger, chili paste, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and chili powder. Add the tofu and stir ’til well combined. Let it sit to soak up the sauce.

3. Stir-fry the onion, carrot, celery and water chestnuts in oil until they are the desired “cookedness”. Add the tofu and heat through. Serve on rice noodles topped with the occasional peanut!