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Tofu Peanut Balls with Sweet N Sour Sauce

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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

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.
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: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1474 Calories from Fat 696

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g125.3%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g64.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 361.5 mg15.1%

Total Carbohydrates 127 g42.3%

Dietary Fiber 10 g39.9%

Sugars 25.7 g

Protein 61 g122%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 48.7%

Calcium 100.1% Iron 61.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tofu Peanut Balls With Sweet N Sour Sauce Recipe