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Gunpowder Tofu

gunpowder tofu

Add a bang to your tofu dish with this tasty recipe for Gunpowder Tofu


  1. Press the tofu between 2 steamer trays overnight to remove excess water
  2. Cut into cubes and mix with the soy and leave to sit for 1 hour
  3. Mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside
  4. Using a wok and a small amount of the oil, sear the tofu in batches. When it’s all browned, remove from the pan and set aside
  5. Snip the stems from the chillies and shake out the seeds. Add the remaining oil and cook the chillies for 1 minute, shaking the pan constantly to prevent them burning.
  6. Add the tofu back in with the peppercorns, spring onions and peanuts, then stir-fry for 1 min more.
  7. Add the sauce and stir for a few mins more until thickened.
  8. Serve with rice noodles and Asian slaw