Bok Choy with Pan-Fried Tofu and Peanuts

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 5 min 2
Bok Choy with Pan-Fried Tofu and Peanuts
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2 tbsp Peanut oil (for dressing)
2 tbsp Soy sauce (for dressing)
2 tbsp Lime juice (fresh) (for dressing)
1 1/4 tsp Ginger, ground (for dressing)
1 1/4 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (grated, for dressing)
1/2 tsp packed Brown sugar (for dressing)
2 pepper(s) Red chili pepper (also chile or chilli) (to taste, for dressing)
1/2 head(s) Bok choy
2 medium Carrots (sliced)
200 gm Tofu, silken, firm ((smoked variety, if available))
3 stalk(s) Green onion, scallion, ramp
1 tbsp Cilantro (coriander) (finely chopped fresh leaves, for garnish)
3 tbsp Peanuts (roasted)
1/2 tsp Salt (to taste)


1.. Cut bok choy into thin strips.

2. Score five narrow grooves lengthwise along each carrot. Slice carrots into thin rounds to create flower–shaped disks.

3. Finely dice white parts of green onions. Cut green parts into thin rings.

4. Distribute bok choy, carrots and spring onions among serving plates.

5. Cut tofu into small cubes.

6. Halve chilies lengthwise and discard seeds. Dice chilies finely.

7. To make dressing: Whisk 2 tablespoons of the peanut oil, all the lime juice, soy sauce, ground ginger, lemon peel, sugar and a little salt in a bowl until combined. Stir in chilies. 
8. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.

9. Add tofu and fry until golden brown on all sides.

10. Add peanuts and cook briefly, stirring. Add tofu and peanuts at once to salad. Drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with coriander and Serve.





is an important source of plant-based protein, and is an excellent source of iron and calcium 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 387
Calories from fat 216
Calories from saturated fat 34
Total Fat 24 g
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 8.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 2062 mg
Potassium 1351 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.8 g
Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
Sugars 11.7 g
Protein 16.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Meat Alternative 1.0
Vegetables 7.6

Energy sources