Braised Tofu in Spicy Peanut Sauce

0:10 prep
0:25 total

A tasty, substantial dish with many health benefits.


prep 0:10       total 0:25




600g/21oz tofu cut into 4 steaks
50ml/2fl oz vegetable oil
2 tbsp/30g peanut butter
80ml/2.75fl oz coconut Milk
2 tbsp/30ml soy sauce (gluten free optional)
7g/0.25oz ginger, cut into thin strips
21g/0.75oz lemongrass stalks, finely chopped
50g/2oz shallots
21g/0.75oz jalapenos, thinly sliced
1 tbsp/10g chives, for garnish
250ml/8.5oz water


1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Sear tofu steaks over high heat for about 2 minutes per side. Set aside.
3. In the same pan, sauté ginger, lemongrass, jalapenos, and shallots for about 2 minutes.
4. Add water, coconut milk, soy sauce, and peanut butter. Bring to a boil.
5. Add tofu steaks and simmer for 10 minutes, flipping once halfway through the cooking.
6. Serve with the braising sauce and garnish with chives.

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