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Baked peanut tofu

by Christina Julia

Baked peanut tofu

Serves: 3-4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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  • 4 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons tamari
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 450g/1lb firm tofu, cubed
  • 11⁄2 tablespoons arrowroot


  • In a small bowl, mix together the peanut butter, tamari and garlic.
    Slowly stir in 225ml/8fl oz water. Mix well until the water in
    incorporated. Put the tofu in a shallow dish and pour the liquid over it.
  • Leave the tofu to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas mark 5.
  • Remove the tofu cubes from the marinade, and put them on a wellgreased baking tray. Reserve the marinade to make the sauce.
  • Bake the tofu cubes in the oven for 30–45 minutes until the desired
    crispness is reached.
  • Mix the arrowroot with the remaining marinade. Put the mixture in a
    heavy saucepan, and cook over a high heat, stirring constantly, until the
    sauce thickens. Put the baked tofu on a bed of rice or pasta. Cover with
    the sauce, and serve immediately.

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