Tofu in Peanut Sauce

Serves: 4

Prep: 30 mins

Cook: 15 mins

Nutrition per serving:

310 kcals 18g Fats

17g Carbs 18g Protein

  • Dairy Free

  • Gluten Free

  • Low Carb (under 20g per serving)

  • Vegetarian


  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil 

  • 14 oz. (400g) tender stem broccoli

  • 12.5 oz. (350g) firm tofu 

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup (65g) natural peanut butter

  • 2 tbsp. tamari or soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp. water

  • 5 tbsp. honey

  • 1 tsp. sesame oil

  • 1/2 tsp. chili flakes 

  • 1 tbsp. ginger, grated


  1. Firstly, prepare the tofu

  2. Drain all the water, and sandwich it between two paper towels and two plates

  3. Place a heavy item like a can on the top plate and press for at least 30 minutes

  4. Cut the tofu into 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) cubes

  5. Mix all the sauce ingredients and set aside

  6. Steam or boil the tender stem broccoli until tender, set aside

  7. In the meantime, heat the coconut oil in the pan over medium heat and cook the tofu for around 10-15 mins, occasionally turning, until browned

  8. Add in the earlier prepared sauce and stir well

  9. Remove from heat and serve with the cooked broccoli

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