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Tofu Peanut Balls With Sweet N Sour Sauce

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Ingredients
For tofu peanut balls
  Firm tofu 15 Ounce (Soybean Curd)
  Peanut oil/Vegetable oil 4 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 1/2 Teaspoons)
  Minced onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Red / Green Colored)
For sauce
  Sugar free pineapple juice 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Teriyaki sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Rice vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Chunky peanut butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Teriyaki sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Ground ginger 1 Dash
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Tofu-Peanut Balls:
In a medium bowl mash tofu; set aside.
In 10-inch nonstick skillet heat 1/2 teaspoon oil; add onion, bell pepper, and garlic and saute until onion is golden.
Add onion mixture to tofu and stir to combine.
Stir in peanut butter, 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce, and the sesame seed, pepper, and ginger, mixing thoroughly; shape into 16 equal balls.
On sheet of wax paper or a paper plate coat tofu balls with flour.
In same skillet heat remaining 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon oil; add balls, 1 at a time, and saute over medium heat until browned on all sides; pour remaining 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce into skillet and gently stir balls until glazed.
Remove balls to serving plate and keep warm.
Sauce:
In small saucepan combine all ingredients for sauce and stir to dissolve cornstarch; bring sauce to a boil.
Reduce heat and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Peanut

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