MyNutriCounter / Braised Tofu in Spicy Peanut Sauce



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.



Update Message: A tasty, substantial dish with many health benefits.

Tags: dinner, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, lunch, Mains

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