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crispy peanut tofu noodle bowl recipe

Crispy Peanut Tofu Noodle Bowl

15 minute recipe using a peanut and coconut sauce to marinade the tofu with tips on how to get crispy tofu every time.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 block of firm tofu I used cauldron organic firm tofu
  • 120 g rice noodles two 'nests'
  • ⁣2 stalks of cavolo Nero collared greens or kale will work

For the peanut dressing

  • ⁣2 tbsp peanut butter smooth and oily texture
  • ⁣100ml full fat coconut cream
  • ⁣1/2 squeeze lime
  • ⁣2 tsp tamari or soy sauce
  • ⁣1 tsp chilli flakes
  • ⁣1 tbsp sesame oil
  • ⁣3/4 spring onions to garnish
  • ⁣1 tsp chilli infused oil for the noodles

Instructions
 

  • Drain the tofu then chop into 2cm cubes
  • For the peanut dressing, whisk all of those ingredients together then cover the tofu and set aside for around 30 minutes
  • ⁣Place a frying pan on a high heat with a drizzle of sesame oil and fry for around 5 minutes on each side
  • ⁣Chop the greens and add to the pan with the tofu to fry (you can place a lid on top to sauté if preferred)
  • Place the rice noodles in a bowl and cover in boiling water and set aside
  • ⁣Drain the water from the noodles then add to the pan with the tofu, then plate up!
  • ⁣Serve with chopped spring onions, a generous drizzle of chilli oil and a slice of fresh lime
Keyword 15 minute meal, crispy tofu, noodles, peanut recipes, tofu