Gado gado recipe

59 ratings Rate
  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 369 calories / serving
Share
Rate
Rate
Binder
Add this recipe to your binder.
Add
Mealplan

A little bit of everything gives the taste buds something to think about, with this Indonesian classic combining golden, soy-infused tofu, potatoes, eggs and plenty of vibrant veg. A dry and aromatic South African Chenin Blanc lends a crisp citrus finish to this fragrant dish. 

Cook the charlotte potatoes in a pan of boiling salted water for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside to cool.

Make the tofu. In a bowl, combine the garlic, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and 2 tbsp water. Coat the tofu cubes in the cornflour. Heat the vegetable oil in a large frying pan, then add the tofu and cook for 2 minutes each side until crisp and golden. Pour the sauce into the pan and cook for 30 seconds, turning to coat once.

Meanwhile, dissolve the demerara sugar in 2 tbsp boiled water in a small bowl, then add the other dressing ingredients. The mixture will curdle initially but keep mixing and it will come back together. Loosen up the sauce with a little more water, if necessary, for a creamier consistency. Set aside in a bowl.

Arrange the eggs, Chinese leaf, tomatoes, radishes, cucumber on 4 plates or a large platter. Serve the tofu and sauce with the salad and prawn crackers. Sprinkle over a pinch of chilli flakes and serve with the peanut dressing on the side.

See more World flavour recipes

Text
ingredients
Email recipe details
Print recipe
  • Ingredients

  • 400g (13oz) charlotte potatoes, halved
  • For the tofu

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 x 396g pack tofu, cut into cubes
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • For the dressing

  • 20g (3/4oz) demerara sugar
  • 75g (3oz) peanut butter
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • To serve

  • 2 eggs, boiled and halved
  • 1 Chinese leaf cabbage, finely sliced
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 8 radishes, quartered
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • prawn crackers, to serve (optional)
  • pinch chilli flakes
Shop ingredients
Ways to shop
Look out for this basket to buy recipe ingredients.
Find out more

or
  • Energy 1551kj 369kcal 18%
  • Fat 14.9g 21%
  • Saturates 3.6g 18%
  • Sugars 14.9g 17%
  • Salt 2.5g 42%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 39.4g Protein 12.9g Fibre 6.8g

Convert

Suggested tips & skills

Text me the ingredients

Simply enter your mobile number below to receive the ingredients for this recipe by text

Please enter a valid UK or Ireland mobile phone number

Terms of Use. We will send you a text containing the list of ingredients for this recipe and a link to access the method. This will not cost you anything. If a message is undelivered we will only attempt to resend for up to 24 hours. This service involves no registration or subscription.