Tofu noodles recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Low-fat
  • Vegetarian
serves: 2
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
5-a-day: 1
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 10 min

This tofu dish tastes absolutely divine – thanks to the combination of oyster sauces, spices, mushrooms and mangetout. It’s the perfect dish for vegetarians and makes a great alternative to your Saturday night takeaway. You can now buy tofu in most supermarkets. This dish serves 2 people but if you’re catering for more just adjust your portion sizes accordingly. Tuck in!


  • 2 x 200g packs tofu
  • Chinese five-spice
  • Vegetable oil
  • 150g packet Chinese mushrooms
  • 150g (5oz) mangetout
  • Soy sauce
  • Oyster sauce
  • 2 x 150g packs straight-to-wok rice noodles
  • Spring onions


  • Mix the tofu, cut into strips, with 1tsp Chinese five-spice. Fry in vegetable oil until crispy, then drain.

  • Stir-fry the Chinese mushrooms and mangetout, cut into strips, then add 1tbsp soy sauce and 2tbsp oyster sauce.

  • Add the rice noodles and heat through. Serve the noodles with the tofu and sprinkle over sliced spring onions.

Top tip for making Tofu noodles

Top tip: 'Chinese Five-Spice' balances the five flavours found in Chinese cooking - sweet, sour, bitter, savoury and salty.

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