Stir fried tofu with macadamias and hoisin recipe
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Stir fried tofu with macadamias and hoisin

This dish is a deliciously healthy mid-week meal, packed with protein. The tofu and macadamias complement each other texturally, and you can use any crispy vegetables you like to make the salad.
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Servings 4 people
Course Main Course
Preference Vegetarian
Perfect for Midweek Meal
Skill level Moderate



  • 1 1/2 tbsp macadamia oil
  • 1/2 cup macadamias roughly chopped
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 350 g firm tofu block, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce good quality


  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 tbsp macadamia oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tspn soy sauce

To serve

  • 200 g rice noodles soaked until tender
  • 1 cup mint leaves or Thai basil
  • 1 lettuce small, chopped
  • 1 carrot large, chopped
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers chopped


For the tofu

  • For the tofu, heat the oil in a wok over medium high heat. Add the macadamias and onions and cook, stirring until golden and a little crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon. Immediately add the tofu and continue to stir fry for 3-4 minutes, until the edges begin to go golden.
  • Add the hoisin sauce and cook for 3 more minutes, until the tofu becomes sticky.
  • Stir in the macadamias and onions and set aside.

To serve

  • To serve, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Distribute the noodles, mint and salad ingredients between 4 bowls. Pour over the dressing, distributing evenly. Add the tofu mixture to the bowls and serve immediately.


Calories: 643kcalCarbohydrates: 74gProtein: 17gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 358mgPotassium: 727mgFiber: 11gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 3869IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 231mgIron: 4mg

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