Lemon grass (citronella) and tofu nuggets

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 250.7
  • Total Fat: 16.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 93.5 mg
  • Sodium: 246.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 16.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Lemon grass (citronella) and tofu nuggets calories by ingredient


Light, low GI delicious meal Light, low GI delicious meal
Number of Servings: 2


    4 Scallions - roughly chopped
    2.5 cm/1 inch piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped
    1 lemon grass (citronella) stalk, finely chopped
    3 tbsp chopped cilantro (coriander leaves)
    2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
    1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
    150 g /5 oz) tofu drained
    40 g (1.5 oz) breadcrumbs
    1 egg
    1 tbsp olive oil, for brushing
    black pepper


Serves 2.

1) Place the scallions (spring onions *UK*), ginger, citronella (lemon grass *UK*) and garlic in a food processor and process lightly until mixed together and chopped, but still quite chunky.

2) Add the soy sauce, tofu, breadcrumbs, egg and black pepper and process until just combined.

3) Take 3 dessertspoonfuls of the mixture and pat into flat cakes, using wet hands. Place on a lightly greased grill pan (skillet), brush with a little oil and grill (broil) and under preheated hot grill for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FUZZYBOOTS.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Definitely a great recipe and gave me some great ideas to change it up. - 2/16/08

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    fantastic!! - 2/3/08

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    It tasted really good, but was a little dry, any suggetions? - 1/24/08

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    wow. tastes sensational expecially served with a large salad of spinach, mung beans, grated carrot and half an avocado, dressed with balsamic vinegar and black pepper! - 1/19/08