Thai-style tofu and peanut salad

Thai-style tofu and peanut salad
  • Serves icon Serves 2 people
  • Time icon Ready in 25 minutes

This crunchy Thai-style tofu and peanut salad makes a healthy and satisfying vegetarian meal for two – and it comes with a kick.


  • 250g pack tofu
  • 4 tbsp Thai sweet chilli dipping sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 300g pack vegetable and beansprout stir-fry
  • 25g roasted peanuts, roughly chopped
  • Dark soy sauce, to drizzle


  1. Drain the tofu, pat dry with kitchen paper and cut into chunky bite-size pieces. Put into a bowl, add 2 tablespoons Thai sweet chilli dipping sauce and 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce. Toss together and set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil in a wok or large frying pan over a medium-high heat. When hot, add the tofu and cook for 3-4 minutes, turning halfway, until golden and sticky. Set aside in a large bowl to cool slightly.
  3. Add the vegetable and beansprout stir-fry, the roasted peanuts, roughly chopped, and 2 tablespoons Thai sweet chilli dipping sauce and toss together well.
  4. Divide between 2 wide bowls and scatter with extra roasted peanuts, roughly chopped. Serve with extra dark soy sauce, to drizzle over.


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