Tahu Goreng (Tofu with Peanut Sauce)

Ingredients

Tofu:

  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 2 telegraph cucumbers (julienned but leave the skin on)
  • 600g firm tofu (cut into 2 cm cubes)
  • 1 cup of flour
  • ½ cup roasted salted peanuts (smashed up)


Sauce:

  • 4 tbsp Peanut Butter smooth
  • 8 tbsp Soy
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp kecap manis
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 cup water

WINE MATCH:

Montford Estate 2019 Chardonnay

Method

Setup a pot over a medium heat.

Combine sauce ingredients in the pot

Stir for 5 mins until sauce is sticky. Its ready

Heat a pan over medium heat

Cut the tofu into 2 cm cubes

Coat each piece in flor and fry in the oil

Cook in batches. Do not crown the pan

Each piece needs to be golden and crispy

Remove and leave to drain on a paper towel.

Mix the bean sprouts and cucumber in a bowl

Place them on a plate.

Lay the tofu on top

Smother the top of the tofu with the peanut sauce

Sprinkle with smashed peanut and serve!