I am
Show me:
Show me:
Thai-style vegetarian noodle stir-fry
heartfoundation.org.au|Helpline 13 11 12

Thai-style vegetarian noodle stir-fry

12 minutes (20 minutes)
Serves 4
  • 200g Pad Thai dried rice noodles  
  • 250g block firm tofu, drained 
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil 
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed 
  • 1 bunch broccolini (250g), cut diagonally into 4cm lengths 
  • 1 red capsicum (250g), cut into thin strips 
  • 200g snow peas, halved diagonally 
  • 1 tbs reduced salt soy sauce 
  • 1 tbs sweet chilli sauce 
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds, toasted 
  1. Prepare noodles as directed on packet. Drain. Rinse under cold water. Drain again. 
  2. Cut tofu into approximately 1½ cubes. Place on a paper towel-lined tray to absorb excess moisture. 
  3. Heat half the oil in a large, non-stick wok or frying pan. Add tofu. Cook over a medium heat for about 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until light golden. Remove and set aside. 
  4. Heat remaining oil in same frying pan. Add garlic and broccolini. Stir-fry over medium to high heat for 2 minutes. Add capsicum and snow peas. Stir-fry a further 2 minutes or until vegetables are just tender. 
  5. Add noodles. Stir-fry until hot.  
  6. Return tofu to wok with combined sauces. Stir until noodles are evenly coated with sauce mixture.  
  7. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve straightaway. 

Tasks for kids 

  • Cut tofu into cubes (with adult supervision) 
  • Crush garlic 
  • Cut snow peas in half (with adult supervision) 
  • Measure soy and sweet chilli sauce. 
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds over stir-fry (Step 7) 

 

TIP: To toast sesame seeds, stir seeds in a small dry frying pan over a medium heat until golden.  

Are you at risk of heart disease?

Are you at risk of heart disease?

Are you at risk of heart disease?

There is no single cause for any one heart condition, but there are risk factors that increase your chance of developing one. ...

Support and resources for health care professionals

Support and resources for health care professionals

Support and resources for health care professionals

Our range of clinical and patient support resources are available for you to use in your daily practice....

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation Recovery Support and Resources

Heart Foundation programs and resources to support your recovery....

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Fundraise to save Australian hearts

Join the Heart Foundation community. Together, we can make a real difference for Australian hearts. ...

Heart Age Calculator

Heart Age Calculator

Heart Age Calculator

Try our Heart Age Calculator to understand what contributes to your risk of heart disease....

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Support us and help save Australian hearts

Join the fight against Australia’s biggest killer by supporting the Heart Foundation.  ...

Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Guidelines

Full list of clinical guidlines and references for CVD, heart failure, ACS, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, SCAD and RHD...

Heart-healthy drinks

Heart-healthy drinks

Heart-healthy drinks

While water is clearly the most heart-healthy drink, there are ther drinks that can be enjoyed in moderation. ...

Order patient resources online

Order patient resources online

Search and order from our range of printed patient resources online. ...

Workplace giving for employees

Workplace giving for employees

Workplace giving for employees

Your employer’s workplace giving program makes it easy to setup regular, tax-deductible donations from your pre-tax income. ...

Heart conditions in women

Heart conditions in women

Heart conditions in women

Like men, women can be diagnosed with a range of heart conditions....

Hypertension clinical information and guidelines

Hypertension clinical information and guidelines

Clinical information for diagnosis and management of hypertension....

Atrial fibrillation resources for patients

Atrial fibrillation resources for patients

Our programs and initiatives

Our programs and initiatives

Our programs and initiatives

The Heart Foundation delivers innovative, evidence-based programs and initiatives to support and prevent heart disease in Australia...

Lamb recipes

Lamb recipes

Lamb recipes

Find heart healthy lamb recipes....

Asian recipes

Asian recipes

Asian recipes

Find heart healthy Asian recipes....

What is a healthy body weight?

What is a healthy body weight?

What is a healthy body weight?

Find out what a healthy body weight is and the steps you can take to achieve it. ...

Baking recipes

Baking recipes

Baking recipes

Find heart healthy baking recipes ...

Supporting local Councils in South Australia

Supporting local Councils in South Australia

Supporting local Councils in South Australia

Resources to help support your council region to be healthy, connected and safe....

Australian Heart Maps

Australian Heart Maps

Australian Heart Maps

Our Heart Maps allow you to take a closer look at heart disease indicators across Australia....

The Heart Foundation Research Program

The Heart Foundation Research Program

The Heart Foundation Research Program

We are Australia’s biggest non-government funder of world-class research into heart health. Learn more about our high impact research. ...

What is heart valve disease?

What is heart valve disease?

What is heart valve disease?

Heart valve disease means that your heart valve or valves don't open or close properly....

Heart failure resources for patients

Heart failure resources for patients

Educate your patients on everything they need to know about heart failure and managing their condition. ...

David’s shock heart failure diagnosis was just the start of a tough journey

David’s shock heart failure diagnosis was just the start of a tough journey

David’s shock heart failure diagnosis was just the start of a tough journey

David's heart failure diagnosis led to significant changes in his life....

Dairy and your heart health

Dairy and your heart health

Dairy and your heart health

Not all dairy products are equal. Discover different types of dairy foods and their impact on heart health....

CVD & COVID-19 webinar

CVD & COVID-19 webinar

Ask the experts: caring for people with CVD during COVID-19...

Lunch recipes

Lunch recipes

Lunch recipes

Search our lunch recipe ideas...

Driving and travelling after a heart attack

Driving and travelling after a heart attack

Driving and travelling after a heart attack

Explore our guide for driving and heart attack recovery. ...

Medical tests for heart disease

Medical tests for heart disease

Medical tests for heart disease

Learn about the common tests your doctor may want you to have to diagnose your heart condition....

Pregnancy and heart disease

Pregnancy and heart disease

Information and resources for health professionals....