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silken tofu with peanut dressing

Silken tofu with spicy peanut-soy dressing, crispy ginger, lime leaf and cilantro

Delicious appetiser, easy and surprising


Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course snacks, Starter
Cuisine asian, japanese
Servings 4
Calories 114.1 kcal


  • mortar or food processor


  • 50 g roasted peanuts chopped
  • 1 tl chilipaste or more, to taste
  • 2 el water
  • 1 tl brown sugar
  • 4 el light soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 block silken tofu approx. 400 g
  • 50 g peeled ginger cut into very thin strips and blanched briefly
  • 1 stuk kaffir lime leaves removed the grain and cut it into hair-thin stripes
  • 50 g fresh soy beans edamame
  • 1 handful cilantro leaves


  • Mix the chopped peanuts with the chillipaste, water, sugar, soy sauce and chopped garlic to form a dressing.
    50 g roasted peanuts, 1 tl chilipaste, 1 tl brown sugar, 4 el light soy sauce, 1 clove garlic, 2 el water
  • Place the block of silken tofu on a plate or platter.
    1 block silken tofu
  • Spoon the dressing generously over and a little around the silken tofu.
  • Garnish with the ginger julienne, the edamame beans, the lime leaves julienne and the cilantro leaves.
    50 g peeled ginger, 1 stuk kaffir lime leaves, 50 g fresh soy beans, 1 handful cilantro leaves


Alternatively, divide the silken tofu into quarters and prepare a plate for each person. Carefully scoop the silken tofu onto the plates with a spatula or cake server to prevent the piece of silken tofu from breaking.


Calories: 114.1kcalCarbohydrates: 8.1gProtein: 6.9gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 1026.2mgPotassium: 246.9mgFiber: 2.3gSugar: 1.9gVitamin A: 19.4IUVitamin C: 1.7mgCalcium: 28.8mgIron: 1.3mg
Keyword english recipes, free recipes, silkentofu
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