Salt and pepper tofu with soba noodles

Enjoy the fresh, wholesome taste of Asia with this sensational salt and pepper tofu with soba noodles dish - a quick and flavoursome dinner idea!



1.Line a plate with paper towel. Place tofu on top, place another piece of paper towel and a plate on top of tofu. Stand for 10 minutes to drain.
2.Meanwhile, place sesame oil on a small plate. Combine flour, sesame seeds, pepper and salt in a small shallow bowl.
3.Bring a medium saucepan of water to the boil; cook noodles for 1 minute. Add asparagus to noodles; cook for a further 3 minutes or until tender. Drain.
4.Cut tofu into 6 cubes; lightly coat each cube in sesame oil, then coat in rice flour mixture.
5.Heat 1.5cm oil in a small frying pan over medium heat. Shallow-fry tofu, in two batches, for 2 minutes each side until golden.
6.Meanwhile, warm teriyaki sauce in same medium pan over medium heat. Add noodles, asparagus and cucumber to pan; stir until warmed through.
7.Divide noodle mixture between bowls. Top with tofu and onion; drizzle with extra sesame oil to serve.

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