Spicy peanut tofu

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Medium-firm tofu
1 \N Onion
1 tablespoon Fresh grated ginger
1 \N Carrot; diced
1 \N Stalk celery; diced
1 can Sliced water chestnuts; drained
½ cup Peanut butter
½ cup Water
1 teaspoon Chili paste with garlic (available in Chinese food-stores)
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Vinegar
3 dashes Chili powder; more or less
1 tablespoon Soy sauce

1. Freeze the tofu and defrost. Squeeze all the water out. Crumble. If you have a food processor you will save yourself some time.

2. In a bowl combine the penut butter, water, ginger, chili paste, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and chili powder. Add the tofu and stir 'til well combined. Let it sit to soak up the sauce.

3. Stir-fry the onion, carrot, celery and water chestnuts in oil until they are the desired "cookedness". Add the tofu and heat through. Serve on rice noodles topped with the occasional penut! :-)



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