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Tofu with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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This simple and delicious tofu recipe will please the whole family. Combine all the ingredients in one pan, and voilà! Tofu in a rich and spicy peanut butter sauce! Whether you plan on going vegan or just want to reduce your meat consumption, this tasty spicy tofu recipe will make your life so much easier! If you like this recipe, you will definitely enjoy General Tso’s Tofu !

Ingredients

450 g firm tofu, diced
2 tablespoons (30ml) vegetable oil
2 shallots or 1 small onion finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbsp (30ml) soy sauce
2 tbsp (30ml) ketchup
1/4 cup (60ml) peanut butter
1 tbsp (15ml) maple syrup
1 cup (250ml) vegetable stock
1/2 tsp (2.5ml) Sriracha sauce or 1/4 tsp of crushed red peppers

Directions

1
In a saucepan, heat the vegetable oil.
2
Add shallots and chopped garlic. Saute 2 minutes.
3
Stir in soy sauce, ketchup, peanut butter, maple syrup, vegetable broth and Sriracha sauce. Mix well.
4
Add tofu, bring to a boil and let the sauce reduce and thickens.
5
Serve over rice and garnish with chopped scallions, coriander leaves or microgreens.