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Tofu with Satay Sauce and Noodles  Veg HT  MC  Japanese  15mins


Serves  4      Hot  Vegetarian   Fruit   Herbs   Main   Course  Japan  Asia  Asian



   3 level tbsp Caster Sugar

   1 Red Chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

   210ml/7fl.oz. Water

   75g/3oz Plums, stoned and diced

   1 teasp Sesame Oil

   150g/5oz Marinated Tofu pieces

   300g/11oz Satay Sauce

   300g/11oz Soba Noodles, cooked

   1 tbsp Freshly chopped Chives to garnish

   4 Spring Onions, thinly sliced on the diagonal to garnish




1. Place the caster sugar, chili and water in a medium sized saucepan and heat gently stirring until the sugar has dissolved.


2. Add the plums and cook for approximately 8 minutes over a medium heat, stirring from time to time.


3. In another large pan, heat the sesame oil over a moderate heat, add the tofu, and seal on all sides.


4. Add the plum mixture to the tofu and cook for a further minute.


5. Add the satay sauce and bring to the boil. Remove from the heat.


6. Add the noodles and continue to cook, stirring, until heated through.


7. To serve - transfer to a heated serving platter and garnish with the chives and spring onions. Serve immediately.


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