Sesame tofu stir-fry

February 2, 2011 9:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts


  • 75 g Crazy Jack sesame seeds or other organic sesame seeds
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 2 courgettes, cut into sticks
  • 4 asparagus spears, trimmed (if out of season, try french beans)
  • 250 g tofu, cubed (you could try aged tofu, which has a great taste).
  • 2 large mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (or tamari, for a gluten-free alternative)
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil (for that extra flavour, try toasted sesame oil)
  • 1 tbsp medium sherry
  • salt & pepper


1.Fry the sesame seeds in a dry wok until toasted, and set aside.
2.Place 1 tbsp of sesame oil in the wok and, when hot, stir fry the tofu until evenly browned. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
3.Add the remaining sesame oil and fry the vegetables for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
4.Add the sesame seeds and tofu and heat through. Pour in the soy sauce and sherry, add seasoning and serve immediately.

Serve with udon noodles or noodles of your choice.


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