*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Spicy Stir Fried Vegetables
 
 Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:30
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2  cake          firm tofu
    2      cups          peanut oil
    1                    onion -- chopped
    3      cloves        garlic -- minced
    1      teaspoon      ginger root -- grated
    3      whole         carrots -- chopped
      1/2  head          cabbage -- cored and shredded
    1                    chili pepper -- seeded and chopped
      1/2  can           tomato paste
      1/4  cup           peanut butter
      1/4  cup           fresh lemon juice
    2      tablespoons   fresh parsley -- chopped
    1      teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      pepper
    1      tablespoon    cilantro -- chopped
      1/4  teaspoon      thyme
 
 Heat peanut oil to 375 degrees. Brown tofu in peanut oil and remove to paper
 towel to drain; pour off all but 3 tablespoons peanut oil. Saute onion,
 garlic, and ginger root in 3 tablespoons peanut oil until soft. Add the
 carrots, cabbage, and pepper. Stir-fry until vegetables are tender-crisp. Add
 the tomato paste, peanut butter, lemon juice, parsley, salt, pepper, cilantro,
 thyme, and tofu. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring to coat vegetables and tofu with
 sauce.
 
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 Serving Ideas : Serve with steamed rice.