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Sesame and Chilli Tofu with Mange Touts

Light Meal / Main Course / Dairy Free / Gluten Free / Lactose Free / Nut Free / Shellfish Free / Low Cholesterol / Low in Saturated Fats / Low Sodium / Suitable for Diabetics / Healthy heart recipe / Vegetarian / Vegan

Sesame and Chilli Tofu with Mange Touts

Serves: 5

Preparation time: 10minutes

Cooking time: 30minutes

Submitted by: Lead Cooks Working Group


Mangetout, trimmed 450g, Sesame oil 5tbsp, Sunflower oil 2 tbsp, Shallots, peeled and finely chopped 5, Red chilli pepper, deseeded and finely chopped 2, Marinated tofu pieces (eg Cauldron golden marinated tofu) 375g, Beansprouts 2, Sesame seeds 5tbsp, Light soy sauce (optional) 5tbsp


1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the mangetout. Boil for 1 min, then drain and refresh under cold running water.

2.Heat the oils together in a large wok or pan and add the shallots and chilli. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, then add the tofu pieces and stir-fry for a further 1-2 minutes.

3.Add the mangetout, beansprouts and sesame seeds and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until just tender. Sprinkle with light soy sauce if liked.

Serving suggestions

Serve with brown basmati rice (or alternatively the same rice as used for other dishes or potatoes)

Additional information/useful tips:

The quantities given above are a guide. Please use your judgement when buying the ingredients as some of the ingredients will scale up or down more easily than others.

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