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Salt and pepper tofu with chilli lime dressing

Enjoy this light and crispy vegetarian dish, embracing Asian flavours to bring a zesty twist on the Aussie classic. Salt and pepper spiced tofu is coated in a golden crust - beautiful when dipped in this fresh chilli lime dressing.
Salt and Pepper Tofu with Chilli Lime DressingAustralian Women's Weekly


Chilli lime dressing
Salt and pepper tofu


1.Dry tofu with absorbent paper. Cut each piece in half horizontally, cut each half into quarters (you will then have 16 pieces). Place tofu pieces, in a single layer, on absorbent paper. Cover with more absorbent paper. Stand 15 minutes.
2.Combine capsicums, snow peas, carrot, sprouts and coriander in a large bowl.
3.To make chilli lime dressing: Whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl.
4.Combine pepper, salt, five spice and flour in a medium bowl; coat tofu in mixture shake away excess. Heat oil in wok; deep-fry tofu, in batches, until browned lightly. Drain on absorbent paper.
5.Divide vegetables among serving plates, top with tofu. Drizzle with chilli lime dressing. Serve with extra lime wedges, if desired.

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