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Peanut Sesame Ginger Tofu

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INGREDIENTS:

Garlic, minced                              4 each  Peanut Sesame Ginger Tofu

Ginger, fresh, minced                   2 T.

Red pepper flakes                         1 tsp.

Sesame oil                                    2 T.

Brown sugar                                 2 ½ T.

Soy sauce, low sodium                  6 T.

Peanut butter, reduced fat            1 T.

Extra firm tofu, cut into chunks    1 cup

 

STEPS:

  • Heat small sauté pan.
  • Add sesame oil.
  • Sauté garlic and ginger.
  • Add tofu.
  • Then add brown sugar, soy sauce, peanut butter and red pepper flakes – stir frequently.
  • Let sauce reduce a little before serving.  If you want a lighter, add vegetable stock to the pan, a little at a time until desired color is achieved.

 

NUTRITION:

Servings: 4 | Serving Size: 1/4 cup | Calories: 160kcal | Fat: 6gm

 

Chef’s Tip: This recipe works great as a marinade or as a sauce. This is a very flavorful sauce; a little goes a very long way. This is a great marinade for chicken, shrimp, tofu, tempeh, pork and beef. Or this can be a great sauce for your stir fry or even your favorite kabob recipe. Depending on how you use this recipe can change the calories- marinade would be about half the calories that are listed.