Quick Tofu Pad Thai

Quick Tofu Pad Thai

Sometimes we get back home from a long day in the studio feeling exhausted, and we need a really quick, super easy recipe so we can spend the rest of the night relaxing on the sofa!

And this quick tofu pad thai recipe is exactly that.

It’s a really easy recipe to master and it’s bursting with fresh flavours and spices. It’ll take you no time at all, so you can spend the rest of your evenings relaxing content and full of glorious food.

Quick Tofu Pad Thai

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Quick Tofu Pad Thai
Quick Tofu Pad Thai
Servings
4 people
Ingredients
  • 300 g extra-firm tofu
  • 200 g rice noodles
  • 1 head of broccoli cut into 1” florets
  • 2 carrots julienned
  • 1 red pepper julienned
  • 4 garlic cloves diced
  • oil for frying
For the sauce
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • thumb of ginger grated
  • 1 lime juice only
  • 3 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
For serving
  • 2 spring onions sliced
  • crushed peanuts
  • wedges of lime
Servings
4 people
Ingredients
  • 300 g extra-firm tofu
  • 200 g rice noodles
  • 1 head of broccoli cut into 1” florets
  • 2 carrots julienned
  • 1 red pepper julienned
  • 4 garlic cloves diced
  • oil for frying
For the sauce
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • thumb of ginger grated
  • 1 lime juice only
  • 3 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
For serving
  • 2 spring onions sliced
  • crushed peanuts
  • wedges of lime
Quick Tofu Pad Thai
Instructions
  1. Prepare the tofu by removing as much moisture as possible by pressing down it, then drying with a tea towel or kitchen towel.
  2. Slice the tofu into 1” chunks and fry in a pan with a little oil on a medium heat for 6 minutes. Then turn over and fry the other side for 6 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the rice noodles as per packet instructions.
  4. While the noodles are cooking, combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  5. Remove the tofu from the pan and set aside. Add a little more oil to the pan and fry the broccoli for 2 minutes. Then add the carrots and pepper, and fry for a further 3 minutes. Finally stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Drain the noodles and transfer to the frying pan with the sauce. Stir well to combine.
  7. Add the tofu pieces to the frying pan, gently fold in and fry for another minute.
  8. Serve with slices of spring onion, crushed peanuts and a wedge of lime.
Recipe Notes

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Tofu Nuggets

Tofu Nuggets

Whether it’s sweet or savoury, tofu is a very versatile ingredient when you think outside the box and have fun with your recipes. These nuggets are so simple and will make a great snack or main course on your dinner table!

Makes roughly 18 nuggets.

Tofu Nuggets

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Tofu Nuggets
Tofu Nuggets
Servings
18 nuggets
Ingredients
  • 400 g pack of tofu (including water)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup soya milk
  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 3 cups vegan cornflakes
Servings
18 nuggets
Ingredients
  • 400 g pack of tofu (including water)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup soya milk
  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 3 cups vegan cornflakes
Tofu Nuggets
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Drain and dry the tofu, then cut into thirds (length ways) and then into 1.5cm slices width ways.
  3. Combine the salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika and flour on a small plate. On another small plate combine the soya milk with sweet chilli sauce.
  4. Break down the cornflakes into crumbs by placing in a food processor or in a zip-lock bag and hitting with a rolling pin. Then transfer the cornflake crumbs to a big plate.
  5. Coat the tofu pieces first with the flour mix, then the milk and finally in the cornflakes.
  6. Place the tofu nuggets on the baking tray and bake for 20 minutes, turning over after ten minutes.

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Simple Stir Fry

Simple Stir Fry

Serves 2-3

Ingredients

400g tofu (including water)
1/4 cup sesame oil
3 garlic cloves
Thumb of ginger finely chopped
4 spring onions chopped
1 red chilli thinly sliced
1/4 cup soy sauce
200g tenderstem broccoli
100g red pepper julienned
150g mangetout
150g baby sweetcorn
Sesame seeds for serving

Simple Stir Fry

Simple Stir Fry
– Full recipe: http://bit.ly/2bGfzvl

Posted by So Vegan on Friday, 2 September 2016

Method

1. Prepare tofu by opening the packet, draining the water, then gently squeezing the tofu to remove as much water as possible. Cut tofu into rectangular bitesize pieces.

2. Heat roughly a third of the sesame oil in pan and fry tofu pieces for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown, then remove from pan.

3. Add remaining sesame oil to the pan and fry broccoli for around 2 minutes.

4. Add all other dry ingredients to the pan and cook for a further 3 minutes.

5. Pour in the soy sauce and cook for a further minute.

6. Gently stir in the tofu.

7. Top with sesame seeds and serve.

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Nutritional information per serving (based on 3 servings):

Nutritional Information Stir Fry