Tofu with Peanut Ginger Sauce

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Author: Anita Jacobson





Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Serves: 4


  • 1 block (450 gram / 1 lb) firm/extra-firm tofu
  • 3 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon coconut palm sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ginger juice (from 2-inch ginger)
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 3 tablespoon warm/hot water
  • chopped cilantro and/or scallions (optional garnish)


  1. Drain tofu: Drain tofu really well, pat dry with kitchen towel/paper towel, and cut into cubes.
  2. Fry tofu: Heat a little oil in a non-stick frying pan or well-seasoned cast-iron pan, fry tofu cubes until golden brown. Arrange on a serving plate.
  3. Prepare sauce: Whisk peanut butter, rice vinegar, soy sauce, coconut palm sugar, ginger juice, cayenne powder, and warm/hot water into a smooth sauce.
  4. Serve: Pour the sauce over the fried tofu cubes. Garnish with cilantro and/or scallions. Serve immediately.

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