Asian-style tofu & cucumber noodles

Asian-style tofu & cucumber noodles

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 2 - 4
Noodles and tofu make this veggie dish a filling supper, while the chilli and peanuts give lots of flavour

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving (4)

  • kcal179
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs24g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.8g
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  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • knob root ginger, peeled and shredded
  • 1 lime, ½ juiced, ½ cut into wedges



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 250g pack firm tofu, drained
  • 2 sheets medium egg noodle
  • 1 tsp vegetable or sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 1⁄2 cucumber, peeled into ribbons
  • 1 tbsp toasted peanut, crushed
  • 1 fat red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced


  1. Mix the soy sauce, ginger and lime juice in a dish, then add the tofu. Leave to marinate for 5 mins, turning once. Boil the noodles for 4 mins, or according to pack instructions, then drain and cool.

  2. Dry the tofu on kitchen paper. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, then fry tofu for 3 mins on each side until golden. Cut into cubes.

  3. To serve, mix the noodles, chilli, cucumber, tofu and the marinade in a bowl. Toss, then serve with lime wedges and peanuts.

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Comments (4)

danielgmal's picture

it serves two to four, making it very difficult to ascertain how much of it is accounted for in the 178 per person calorie value given. Do i quarter it to get that calorie amount, or halve it? When you're on a very strict calorie controlled diet, recipes as vague as this are off the menu.

emmafitz1996's picture

IF you're on a strict calorie controlled diet you should be calculating the calories yourself when you make it and not relying on here to tell you. Egg noodles from one shop may have very different calories to those from another shop or homemade one.

mirzam's picture

Pretty good, I've made it several times.

sandsm's picture

the list of ingredients does not include the chilli mentioned in instruction no. 3.

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Tips (1)

francescalast's picture

if you want super firm tofu, wrap it in a tea towel and press under some heavy books (i use a ceramic bread bin) for an hour - to towel will be soaked but the tofu is deeper in flavour and soaks up marinades even better!

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