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Quick and Easy Satay Sauce with Roasted Tofu

This sauce is very easy to make; even our lamest, most awkward Suma Chef, and part-time model, Pastry Paolo was able to make it under my careful instruction.


Satay Sauce

  1. 150g peanut butter
  2. 1 tbsp Tamari soy sauce
  3. 1 tbsp agave syrup
  4. 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  5. 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  6. 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  7. 1 tsp Worcester sauce
  8. ½ tbsp olive oil
  9. 1 tbsp fresh chopped corriander
  10. 150ml coconut milk
  11. 1 lime, juiced, with some of the zest added
  12. Salt and Pepper


To make the satay sauce, simply blend all of the ingredients together, adding the coconut milk, lime juice and seasoning last.


Roasted Tofu

  1. 1/2 tbsp coriander seeds
  2. 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  3. 3 garlic cloves
  4. 1 tsp grated ginger
  5. 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  6. 1 tbsp agave syrup
  7. 1 tbsp tamari sauce
  8. 500g tofu cubed


To make the Roasted tofu

  1. Method
  2. Toast the coriander and cumin seeds in a dry pan until fragrant
  3. grind to a powder in a pestle and mortar.
  4. Add the rest of the marinade ingredients to a blender and puree till smooth.
  5. Pour over the tofu, stir to combine and marinate for a couple of hours for best results.
  6. Roast in a hot oven for a good hour or until the tofu gets crispy, turning often (about 10-15 minutes).
  7. Serve with the sauce.