Peri-Peri Crispy tofu With Spring Onions


Posted on 27 June 2023

This Peri-Peri Crispy Tofu is filling and healthful, for a meaty different to tofu on this recipe, exchange the tofu with 300g skinless, cubed hen breast. Pour a glug of canola/olive oil in a pan positioned over excessive warmth and fry the hen, tossing sometimes, till cooked by way of in 8 – 10 minutes.

Crispy tofu with spring onions, mung beans and Bambara groundnuts tossed in peri-peri sauce

Peri-Peri Crispy tofu with Spring Onions

Complete Time: 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 2L (8 cups) water + further, for the sauce
  • 215g Bambara groundnuts (discover at choose Indian grocery shops and African markets)
  • 215g mung beans
  • 1 giant candy potato, lower into 1cm thick rounds
  • 297g field agency tofu, lower into cubes
  • 125ml (½ cup) canola oil
  • 1 x 48g packet Knorr Peri-Peri Sauce
  • 2 – 3 spring onions, thinly julienned and positioned in a bowl of ice water, to curve
  • handful recent purple basil, to garnish (non-compulsory)


IN a big pot, carry the water to a boil over medium warmth. Add the Bambara groundnuts and boil till tender but nonetheless barely undercooked, about half-hour. Add the mung beans and proceed to boil till tender, about 15 – half-hour.

ADD the candy potato rounds within the final quarter-hour of cooking. Take away from warmth and drain. Put aside till wanted.

PLACE the tofu cubes on paper towel to soak up extra moisture. Put aside.

HEAT the canola oil in a big frying pan over excessive warmth. Add the dry tofu cubes and shallow-fry till golden brown and crispy, about 3 minutes. Utilizing a slotted spoon, take away the tofu from the pan and place on paper towel to soak up extra oil.

COMBINE the Knorr Peri-Peri Sauce and water as per the packaging directions. Pour the sauce over the drained Bambara groundnuts, mung beans and sweet-potato rounds. Toss till coated nicely.

TO serve, divide the peri-peri combination amongst 4 serving bowls. High with the crispy tofu and spring-onion curls. Garnish with the recent purple basil, if desired. Serve instantly.

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