Spicy Chinese Tofu

I’m “soy” excited about this Chinese spicy tofu dish 😍 {sauces are gifted} ⁣

The @melinessauce team were kind enough to send me some of their sauces which are NOT for the faint hearted 🥵

So, I looked up Thomas Middleton’s spicy tofu recipe and got cooking 👩🏼‍🍳 Original recipe here.

Here are the ingredients you’ll need:⁣

🌱 Tofu⁣

🔥 @melinessauce chilli sauce⁣

🔥 @melinessauce Chinese sauce⁣

🍆 Aubergine⁣

🌱 Vegetable stock ⁣

🧅 Onions⁣

🌱 Spring onions ⁣

🧄 Garlic⁣

🌱 Sesame oil⁣

🍅 Tomato puree ⁣

🧂 Salt⁣

🍚 Rice or noodles⁣

🌱 Sesame seeds

Here’s what ya do:⁣

🌱 Dice the tofu into 3cm pieces, place in a large bowl⁣

🌱 Add sliced onion, chopped garlic, Chinese sauce & Chilli sauce⁣

🌱 Delicately stir it all in well⁣

🌱 Leave this to marinate for 20-30 mins (the longer you leave it, the better)⁣

🌱 Place a saucepan on medium heat add the sesame oil, then the aubergine, fry and stir until golden brown⁣

🌱 Add 1x tsp of Chilli sauce, 2x tbsp of Chinese sauce & tomato puree. Stir well then pour in the stock⁣

🌱 Add the marinated tofu. (now is a perfect time to cook some rice or noodles if you’d like)⁣

🌱 Bring to the boil, simmer for 20 mins on a low heat⁣

🌱 Taste and season, add a little extra Chilli sauce if you’d like it even spicier ⁣

🌱 Add the spring onion, stir well.⁣

🌱 Top with sesame seeds⁣

🌱 Serve with rice or noodles⁣

🌱 @melines sauces⁣⁣

📍 ⁣Available to buy on the website⁣

💰 Both cost £7.50⁣ each

♻️ Packaging: Glass jars / bottles⁣

🌾 Gluten free? Yes⁣, both⁣

🙋🏼‍♀️ Extra info: Both organic, they’ll both make a few dishes

💭 Delicious but not for the faint hearted. The chilli sauce is hottt (guess the clue is in the title 😂)

🤷🏼‍♀️ Order again? Yes

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