This is a good idea and I was excited about it, but I think it turned out only so-so, even with a lot of modifications. For starters, I actually made it with a cup of plain tomato sauce rather than tomato paste (this was after reading other reviews that it was too dry without broth or water added). I also added about 1/4 cup lemon juice to add some extra zest and moisture, but the peanut butter in the amount called for was still too overpowering. I would definitely halve or even third the amount of peanut butter next time. Also, I found the flavor to be pretty bland...it does need something else. I added rooster sauce when I ate it and extra garlic and garlic salt, but still lacking. I didn't really have any other Asian spices besides some chili garlic sauce which I also put in, but I think that would help if there were some additional spices. I also added chopped bell peppers and chopped green cabbage that I simmered with the tofu and sauce and that helped a lot. I considered adding canned tomatoes, (like other reviews mention) even a can of Rotel to the mix, but I was afraid of adding too many elements to the dish--now I'm thinking some Rotel would've helped perk it up a bit. Weird recipe, but has potential--I'll maybe try this again.
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This is a good idea and I was excited about it, but I think it turned out only so-so, even...