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Piri Piri Tofu

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Adjust Servings:
1 block firm Tofu
2 tablespoons Olive oil
½ cup Whole-wheat flour
2 cups Tomato sauce
1 tablespoon Paprika
1 tablespoon Piri Piri
1 tablespoon Italian spice mix
To taste Salt and pepper
2 large Italian Tomato
1 cup Brown rice
1 large White onion

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Piri Piri Tofu

  • Low-Carb
  • Low-Fat

Portuguese Piri Piri gets a vegan twist with this hot and tasty tofu over rice. A spicy dish you will love!

  • 30 minutes
  • Serves 2
  • Easy




Piri Piri is a Caribbean spice that was adopted and spread by the Portuguese in their colonies. Their famous Piri Piri chicken can be easily recreated in a vegan key with firm tofu. Easy to prepare and rich of flavor, Piri Piri tofu is perfect for the spice-seeker.

To prepare it, first, dust the tofu in flour and pan-fry it. Then, prepare the stew with fresh tomatoes, Italian tomatoes, and tofu. Serve on a bed of brown rice for a complete and filling meal.

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5 minutes

Dust the tofu

Pat dry the tofu block with a clean towel and dice it into cubes. Toss the cubes in a bowl containing the flour and dust them on all sides.

20 minutes

Cook the rice

Cook the rice in abundant unsalted water. When it's cooked, drain and set aside to cool.

5 minutes

Fry the tofu

Heat the olive oil in a wok, then toss the tofu cubes into it. Stir-fry the tofu until it's golden.

10 minutes

Cook the stew

Rinse and dice the tomatoes. Peel and dice the onion. Add them both to the wok and cook for 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the tomato sauce, paprika, Piri Piri and Italian spice mix. Cook for 7-8 minutes, until the tomato sauce thickens.


Compose the dish and serve

Put a layer of brown rice to the bottom of the serving bowl and top with a layer of tofu. Enjoy hot!


I'm an IT professional with a background in journalism. Creating blogs with WordPress is a hobby and a passion of mine. Vegetarian since 2010, vegan since 2012, when I met Jeff I tempted his taste buds with my cooking and it's been love ever since.

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