Crispy Chia Tofu Stir-Fry with Spicy Sambal Veggie Noodles

Why spend hours prepping when you can create a wholesome meal using spinneysFOOD spiralised veggies and a handful of other ingredients? This recipe ticks all the boxes
Crispy Chia Tofu Stir-Fry with Spicy Sambal Veggie Noodles
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Crispy Chia Tofu Stir-Fry with Spicy Sambal Veggie Noodles
September 30, 2019
Preparation Time 15 minutes (plus marination time)
Cooking Time 20 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton


250ml sambal oelek or Sriracha
4 tbsp soya sauce
2 tbsp sesame oil
Juice of 1 lime
600g firm tofu, sliced
250g chia seeds
1 garlic clove, grated
5cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated
200g spinneysFOOD Spiralised Courgette
200g spinneysFOOD Spiralised Beetroot
200g spinneysFOOD Spiralised Butternut
spinneysFOOD Micro Greens, for garnishing (optional)


  • 1

    Make the tofu marinade by combining the sambal, soy sauce, sesame oil and lime juice in a medium-sized bowl. Place the tofu slices in the marinade and toss to coat. Allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

  • 2

    Heat 1 tsp of sesame oil in a large pan over a medium-high heat. Toss the tofu slices in the chia seeds and fry for 5-10 minutes a side until crispy. Remove from the pan and drain on a paper towel. Heat 2 tsp of sesame oil and sauté the garlic and ginger for 2 minutes before adding the veggie noodles. Stir-fry for a further 2 minutes then add the tofu marinade and simmer for 5 minutes until reduced and thickened.

  • 3

    Serve the tofu over the stir-fried noodles and garnish with micro greens.


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