Baked Peanut Tofu With Couscous

Serves: 4  
Calories: 500/serving
IngredientsQtyPrep
Tofu cubes14 ozpressed & baked
Couscous1.5 cupscooked & fluffed
Green onion1 bunchchopped
Red pepper2 largechopped
Broccoli2 smallchopped
Carrot2 largechopped
Soy sauceas neededfor veggies
Garlic1 largeminced
For the sauce:
Sesame oil1 tbsp
Brown sugar3 tbsp
Soy sauce1/4 cup or less
Peanut butter2.5 tbsp
Sambal olek2 tspmix well

Method:
  1. Marinate baked tofu in peanut sauce for 20-30 minutes
  2. Stir fry the vegetables in little oil and soy sauce until cooked but still crispy and keep aside
  3. In the same pan, fry the tofu cubes until the sauce coats the tofu; leave excess sauce in bowl
  4. Fry garlic & green onion in oil along with cooked couscous
  5. Add rest of the peanut sauce and mix well
  6. Serve couscous on plates, topped with stir fried vegetables and glazed tofu cubes
  7. Garnish with cilantro, basil leaves or green onion


Notes:
To make tofu cubes, use only extra firm tofu. Press between heavy weights for 15-30 minutes. Cut them into cubes and bake at 400F for 20-25 minutes. After this, they can be dipped in marinade or fried with sauce as required by any recipe.

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