Asian-Style Tofu and Cucumber Noodles

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

a tasty dish bursting with flavour from the bbc

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 inch gingerroot, peeled and shredded
  • 1 lime, 1/2 juiced, 1/2 cut into wedges
  • 250 g firm tofu, drained
  • 2 sheets medium egg noodles
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 12 cucumber, peeled into ribbon
  • 1 tablespoon toasted peanuts, crushed


  1. Mix the soy sauce, ginger and lime juice in a dish, then add the drained and pressed tofu. Leave to marinate for 5 mins or longer if you are new to tofu, turning once. Boil the noodles for 4 mins, or according to pack instructions, then drain and cool.
  2. Dry the tofu on kitchen paper. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, then fry tofu for 3 mins on each side until golden. Cut into cubes.
  3. To serve, mix the noodles, chilli, cucumber, tofu and the marinade in a bowl. Toss, then serve with lime wedges and peanuts.
Most Helpful

This is really nice and light. Great flavors. Followed the recipe exactly. Made for the Bargain Basement tag game.

susie cooks January 31, 2010