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Peanut tofu tacos with slaw on a grey plate on a marble background

Peanut Tofu Tacos with Red Cabbage Slaw

These crispy fried peanut tofu tacos are an easy and healthy weeknight meal. The tacos are stuffed with spicy tofu, crunchy red cabbage slaw and chopped peanuts.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 6 tacos
Calories 217kcal


For the Sauce

  • 4 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 3 tablespoon Hoisin Sauce
  • 3 tablespoon Water
  • 1 tablespoon Chilli Paste
  • 2 tablespoon Honey use maple syrup or agave for vegan version
  • 2 tablespoon Peanut Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger grated
  • 2 Limes juiced
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Corn Flour

For the tacos

  • 2 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 400 g Tofu pressed and cubed
  • 6 Tortilla Wraps
  • Small bunch Coriander chopped, to serve
  • 50 g Peanuts chopped, to serve

For the slaw

  • ½ Red Cabbage chopped
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Vinegar


  • Whisk together all of the sauce ingredients. Add the tofu, peanuts and ⅓ of the sauce to a bowl and leave to marinate for as long as you have.
  • Toss together the slaw ingredients and set aside.
  • Heat the sesame oil over a medium high heat and add the tofu, fry for about 10 minutes until the tofu is crisped. Remove from the heat.
  • Serve the tofu in wraps with the slaw, coriander and chopped peanuts along with extra sauce for drizzling


Nutrition information is per taco and is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.


Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 849mg | Potassium: 336mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 49.9mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 2.4mg