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Satay style tofu burgers

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins

Enjoy the soft and fluffy homemade tofu patties in these delightful Asian satay style burgers. Microwaving tofu wrapped in a paper towel removes some of the water from tofu, making it easier to use.

Satay Style Tofu Burger Recipe

For the tofu patties:
 300 g [ 1 block] plain firm tofu
 1 small carrot, grated
 ½ onion, chopped
 ¼ cup garlic chives, chopped
 ½ cup breadcrumbs
 1 tbsp soy sauce
 1 tbsp VGood peaNOT chickpea butter crunchy
 extra virgin avocado oil
For the nut-free satay sauce:
 3 tbsp VGood peaNOT chickpea butter crunchy
 1/2 cup coconut milk
 1 tbsp soy sauce
 1 tbsp curry powder
 1 tsp maple syrup
 ½ lime, juice only
For the burgers:
 4 burger buns
 2-3 lettuce leaves
 4 slices plant-based cheese
 ¼ cucumber, peeled into thin ribbons
 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
 1 tbsp rice vinegar
 2 tsp extra virgin avocado oil
 Salt & pepper
 mint and coriander, to garnish

Make the tofu patties: Wrap the tofu in a paper towel, place on a heatproof plate and microwave high for 2 minutes. Let cool and set aside. Heat a dash of oil in a fry pan, sauté carrot, onion, and garlic chives for 3 minutes or until soft, then let cool. Mash the tofu, mix with cooked vegetables, breadcrumbs, soy sauce and chickpea butter. With your hands, make the mixture into 4 burger patties. Add more bread crumbs if the mixture is too wet.


Make the nut-free satay sauce: Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Heat gently for 5 minutes stirring until well combined and thick.


Pour vinegar, a little salt and oil over cucumber, season, and toss. Leave to marinade until ready to build burgers.


Preheat the grill to 230°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper and place patties on. Drizzle generously with oil. Grill for 7 minutes, flip, then grill for 5 more minutes. Add cheese slices on top and grill for a further 2 minutes, until the cheese is deliciously melted. (Keep an eye on the grill as things cook quickly.) Place buns on a lined baking tray and drizzle with oil, pop in the oven for a few minutes or until warmed.


To serve: Spread some satay sauce on the bottom bun. Top with lettuce, tofu burger, plant-based cheese, cucumber & capsicum, a drop of sauce, herbs, then complete the burger with the top bun.

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