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Crispy Peanut Tofu Lettuce Wraps

A light but filling summer dinner with crispy peanut tofu and lots of veggies.
Servings 3 lettuce wraps

Ingredients
  

  • lettuce
  • shredded carrots
  • cooked edamame
  • green onions (sliced)
  • sesame seeds

Crispy Peanut Tofu

  • 6 oz extra firm tofu (pressed)
  • olive oil (to spray)
  • 1-2 tbsp potato starch or cornstarch (optional but makes it crispy)
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp powdered ginger
  • peanuts to garnish (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Press the tofu for 30 mins minimum, removing as much excess liquid as possible.
  • Cut the tofu into cubes and toss in olive oil and then potato starch.
  • Pan fry on medium heat until lightly browned and crispy (or baked at 400° for about 25 mins).
  • Mix all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Add the sauce to the tofu at the end and lightly sauté until tofu is fully coated.
  • Add to your lettuce wraps and enjoy!