Peanut Butter Tofu

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 07/28/2020, viewed by 694 , 0 Comments
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This is a super fun and easy way to do tofu. Toss in some spinach or bean sprouts at the end to round it out into a meal.

What you will need

1/4 cup Peanuts

2 cloves Garlic

1/2 bunch Scallions

1 lb. Firm Tofu

3 Tbsp Corn Starch

Toasted Sesame Oil

1 Tbsp Dark Brown Sugar

1 Tbsp Soy Sauce

1 tsp Sriracha

ΒΌ cup Smooth Peanut Butter

1/4 cup Water

(Nutritional facts 142 calories, 9.37 g fat, 8.15 g carbohydrates, 8.07 g protein, undefined mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium)

How to cook

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On a flat surface, scatter the peanuts and crush with a large frying pan.

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Peel garlic cloves and chop or grate to a fine paste.

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Wash the scallions and slice thin.

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Cut tofu into large cubes (about 1" wide).

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Toss the tofu with corn starch. Do your best to coat the tofu evenly.

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er medium/high heat. When the oil begins to smoke, add the tofu cubes, and cook until each cube is golden brown on at least 2 sides.

Heat some oil (I recommend sesame oil if you have it) in a heavy skillet over medium/high heat. When the oil begins to smoke, add the tofu cubes, and cook until each cube is golden brown on at least 2 sides.

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 the hot oil.

Clear a space at the center of the skillet and stir the crushed garlic into the hot oil.

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Add the brown sugar.

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Add the soy sauce and stir.

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Add the sriracha.

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Add the peanut butter.

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r into a thick gravy that coats the tofu.

Add a little water. Continue stirring over heat to bring everything together into a thick gravy that coats the tofu.

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Stir in the crushed peanuts.

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a large pinch of scallions for garnish.

Just before serving, fold in the sliced scallions. You may want to reserve a large pinch of scallions for garnish.

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