Five Spice Tofu Noodle Bowl

Recipe courtesy of Miriam

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Serves Preparation Cooking Difficulty
2 10 min 5 min Easy
  • 2 Blocks Fantastic Instant Cooking Noodles
  • 150g Tofu
  • 2 tsp sesame oil + 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1tsp five spice powder
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Chinese cooking wine
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 head pak choi
  • scallions (optional for garnish)
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  1. Step 1

    Slice tofu and press between two paper towels to get rid of excess moisture. Once drained of excess moisture, shallow fry in 1 tsp of sesame oil with five spice powder. Remove from oil and set aside.

  2. Step 2

    Break apart pak choi and cook in a pan with one tsp of sesame oil, season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  3. Step 3

    Cook instant noodles according to pack instructions. Rinse in cold water and set aside.

  4. Step 4

    Heat 1 tbsp sesame oil in a pan, add garlic and chilli flakes until the garlic is golden. Add hoisin sauce, soy sauce and Chinese cooking wine and mix together.

  5. Step 5

    Add noodles and sesame seeds to the pan and toss to combine. Cook until most of the liquid has evaporated and the noodles are coated in a thick sauce.

  6. Step 6

    Divide the noodles into serving bowls and top with tofu, pak choy and scallions.

  7. Step 7

    NOTE: you can adjust the chilli to your preferred spice level or omit entirely.

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