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Tofu Noodles

with Green Asparagus

Tofu Noodles

Tofu Noodles - Far Eastern treat with fresh asparagus

322
calories
Calories
25 min.
Preparation
easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 4 servings
150 grams Chinese Egg noodle
Salt
1 red Chile pepper
1 piece fresh Ginger root (about 10 grams)
2 stalks Lemongrass
1 large Garlic clove
125 grams Baby corn cob (canned)
2 Lime leaves
300 grams firm Tofu
250 grams green Asparagus
1 tablespoon Canola oil
1 tablespoon Tamarind paste
100 milliliters Vegetable broth
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Honey
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Sieve, 1 Cutting board, 1 Peeler, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wok (or large pan), 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Small bowl

Preparation steps

Tofu Noodles preparation step 1
1

Cook noodles in a pot of boiling salted water according to package instructions. Rinse with cold water and drain.

Tofu Noodles preparation step 2
2

Meanwhile, rinse chile pepper, pat dry and cut into thin rings. Peel ginger root and finely chop.

Tofu Noodles preparation step 3
3

Trim both ends from lemongrass, peel tough outer layer and finely chop stalks.

Tofu Noodles preparation step 4
4

Peel garlic and chop finely. Drain baby corn, rinse and drain again. Halve lengthwise.

Tofu Noodles preparation step 5
5

Rinse lime leaves, pat dry and cut into narrow strips. Pat tofu dry and cut into thin slices.

Tofu Noodles preparation step 6
6

Rinse asparagus, cut off tough ends and cut pears diagonally into 3 cm (approximately 1-inch) pieces.

Tofu Noodles preparation step 7
7

Heat oil in a wok (or large pan). Stir-fry chile, lemongrass, lime leaves, garlic and ginger for 1 minute.

Tofu Noodles preparation step 8
8

Add tamarind paste, broth, tamari and honey and boil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

Tofu Noodles preparation step 9
9

Add tofu, corn and asparagus and cook over high heat, stirring constantly, for 2-3 minutes. Add noodles and stir until warmed through, then  serve with sauce.