Crispy Tofu Pad Thai

with green onions and peanuts

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Peanuts, Soy

A note about serious food allergies

There are a lot of foods called “crispy” in this world, but none bring the texture quite like crispy tofu. This is a careful balance between a chewy crunch on the outside and the soft soy inside. We love crispy tofu in everything, but it's absolutely perfect here, mixed with classic pad thai flavors and noodles. In fact, you'll find all the textures here in perfect harmony and balance. A lot of meals are called satisfying, but this one really delivers.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Green Onions
  • Info
    0.406 fl. oz. Tamari Soy Sauce
  • Info
    1 oz. Roasted Peanuts
  • 4 fl. oz. Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 3 oz. Matchstick Carrots
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 Lime
  • 3 Tbsp. Cornstarch
  • 5 oz. Rice Noodles
  • Info
    12 oz. Extra Firm Tofu
  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim and thinly slice green onions. Halve lime. Quarter one half and juice remaining half. Coarsely chop peanuts. Stem and mince cilantro. Pat tofu very dry and cut into 1" dice.

  • Step 2 - Cook the Noodles

    Cook the Noodles

    While water is boiling, add noodles and cook, 3-4 minutes. Noodles should be undercooked and firm; they will finish cooking in a later step. Reserve ¼ cup pasta cooking water. Drain noodles in a colander and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process. Return noodles to pot and toss with 1 tsp. olive oil. Set aside.

  • Step 3 - Coat the Tofu

    Coat the Tofu

    Combine cornstarch and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl Add tofu pieces and toss to coat. Set aside.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Tofu

    Cook the Tofu

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 3 Tbsp. olive oil. Add tofu pieces to hot pan and stir occasionally until golden brown, 6-8 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish

    Finish the Dish

    Add matchstick carrots, noodles, green onions (reserving a pinch for garnish), sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, reserved pasta water, lime juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper to pan. Stir occasionally until combined, 1-3 minutes. Remove from burner. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with cilantro, peanuts, and reserved green onions. Squeeze lime wedges over to taste. Bon appétit!