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Yam Noodles with Tofu and Peanuts

Yam Noodles with Tofu and Peanuts

Healthy alternate to regular pasta!



  • 2 large yams, peeled and spiralized like noodles

  • 1 pack Extra Firm Tofu, cubed

  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter

  • ¼ cup soya sauce

  • 2 limes, take out juice

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste

  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • ½ cup scallions, cut

  • ½ cup ready salted peanuts

  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped

  • Freshly crushed black pepper

  • Freshly crushed salt

To Make the Sauce:
In a bowl, mix the peanut butter, soya sauce, lime juice, honey, red chili powder, ginger and garlic. Set aside. If the sauce is very thick, add a little hot water and mix well.

To make the tofu:
Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the cubed tofu and stir fry until golden brown and crispy. Season with salt and pepper.

To cook the yam noodles:
Preheat the oven at 400 degrees F
Place the yam noodles on a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 10 minutes. Do not overcook. They should still have a little bite in it. Remove from oven.

To assemble:
Place the cooked noodles in a serving bowl. Pour the peanut sauce and toss well.
Garnish the noodles with Tofu, crushed peanuts, cilantro and scallions.


[Serves 4]