Peanut Tofu


Ready in 50 minutes

Serves 4 people

VEGAN-friendly


Ingredients

  • 1 package (14 oz) extra firm tofu

  • 5 tbsp light tamari or coconut aminos

  • 3 tsp sesame oil

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

  • 4 tbsp cornstarch

  • 3 tbsp peanut butter

  • 1 tbsp lime juice

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees

  2. Cut tofu in half, width wise, and press tofu between paper towels, squeezing as much water out as possible. Take new pieces of paper towel, repeat this process.

  3. Prepare peanut sauce, combine peanut butter, 2 tbsp tamari/coconut aminos, 2 tbsp maple syrup, lime juice and 2 tsp sesame oil. Whisk thoroughly and set aside

  4. Cut pressed tofu into bite-size cubes and add to a medium size bowl. Toss with remaining tamari/coconut aminos, sesame oil and maple syrup. Let marinate for 5-10 minutes

  5. Add cornstarch and toss to coat

  6. Transfer tofu to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping half-way through

  7. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, once hot add tofu and sauce mixture. Cook until tofu is hot and well coated with sauce