Marinated Tofu in Peanut Sauce 028Serves: 4Print recipe
Cooking Time: 40 minutes

This mouth-watering marinated tofu will satisfy any vegetarian, and their tastebuds too!


1 pack of rice noodles

2 packs of extra-firm tofu

3 radishes, thinly sliced

1 medium jicama, peeled and sliced

1 cup (250 mL) bean sprouts

¼ cup (60 mL) soy sauce

2 tsp (10 mL) fresh ginger, grated

mint leaves, to garnish

Peanut sauce:

¼ cup (60 mL) coconut milk

3 tbsp (45 mL) peanut butter

1 tbsp (15 mL) soy sauce

1 tbsp (15 mL) mirin

1½ cm piece of ginger, peeled and roughly chopped

1½ tsp (7 mL) brown sugar


Cook rice noodles in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water.

Cut tofu into bite-sized pieces and set aside.

Place the radishes, turnip and bean sprouts in a bowl. Add soy sauce and ginger, and toss to combine. 

To make the peanut sauce, place all ingredients in blender and blend until completely mixed.

Arrange rice noodles and tofu on your serving plates. Top with vegetables and peanut sauce, then garnish with mint leaves to serve.


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