Sunday, December 7, 2008

Tofu with Broccoli in Spicy Peanut Sauce

Source: The New Enchanted Broccoli Forest (slightly modified by Aimee)
Makes 6 servings

2 cups uncooked brown rice (optional)
1 lb firm tofu, cubed
3 crowns broccoli , chopped
oil for frying
1 cup slivered onion
1 tsp ginger
3 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup peanut butter
¾ cup hot water
6 TB rice vinegar
3 TB tamari
2 TB molasses
1 tsp crushed red pepper

1. Cook rice in 4 cups water; set aside.
2. In large skillet, fry tofu in oil until lightly browned; set aside. In same skillet, saute onion in oil; add broccoli, ginger, & garlic and fry until broccoli is bright green & just tender.
3. Meanwhile, make sauce: place all ingredients in blender & puree until smooth. Put in large saucepan & heat through. Stir in broccoli mixture and cook a few minutes more. Fold in tofu until everything is well-coated. Serve over optional cooked rice.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This dish is absolutely yummy! Even the left overs were great!