Stir Fry with Tofu and Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Stir Fry with Tofu and Spicy Peanut Sauce

Course: Main Course
Keyword: Stir Fry
Servings: 4 people


  • 2-3 cups Vegetables (bell peppers, carrots, celery, mushroom, cabbage, broccoli) Chopped or sliced
  • 14 ounces Extra Firm Tofu, drained and crumbled Or sliced cook chicken, pork or steak
  • 2 Garlic cloves Minced and divided
  • 1 inch Fresh ginger root, minced Or 1 teaspoon ground ginger


  • 1/4 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup Warm water
  • 1/4 cup Low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/8 tsp Red Pepper flakes


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Drain the tofu over a paper towel in a bowl.
  • Crumble the drained tofu.
  • Chop or slice all the vegetables and the ginger and garlic.
  • Boil your noodles or cook your rice as directed on the package.
  • Whisk all the sauce ingredients until well combined.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok over medium high heat.
  • Add the hard vegetables first. Cook till tender. Stir. Then add the soft vegetables and the tofu and garlic and cook.
  • Add the sauce. Mix well.
  • Add your cooked noodles or rice.

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