March 22, 2007

Peanut Sauce Stirfry

1/2 cup brown rice
1 cup water

1 green bell pepper
2 carrots
1 small onion or 1/2 large onion
1 head of broccoli
1/3 package extra firm tofu

Peanut sauce:
3 tbsp peanut butter
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsbp sesame oil
1/2 cup hot water
1 clove garlic, minced
crushed red pepper

In a small pot, combine rice and water. Bring to boil, and then lower to simmer. Let simmer for approximately 50 minutes, stirring occasionally, until all water has been absorbed.

Coursely chop all vegetables. Cut tofu into 1-inch cubes. Coat the bottom of a pan with non-stick cooking spray and sautee vegetables and tofu at low heat for 10 minutes.

Combine all ingredients for the sauce in a blender and blend until the sauce has the consistency of a thick liquid.

When the rice and vegetables are done, plate rice and vegetables, and pour sauce as desired over the dish. Serves 2.

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