Pan Fried Sesame tofu

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

5 minutes

Serves:

2-3servings

Oven Temp:

DESCRIPTION

If you say you are not a big fan of tofu is probably because you just haven’t had tofu the right way🤪! It’s the perfect vegetarian meal and it’s a great source of protein.
Have it with some rice it’s delicious!!

Ingredients

  • 500 gr tofu

  • 2 tbsp cornstarch

  • Avocado oil

  • Black sesame

  • Spring onion

For the sauce :

  • 1 tsp sriracha

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp tamari sauce

  • 30ml maple syrup (2tbsp)

  • Juice of half a lime

  • Zest of one lime


Preparation

To get your tofu very crispy you have to drain it well! You have to pull all the liquid out of your tofu


Step 1 

  • place the entire blocks of tofu on a grid and place them onto a plate. Place another plate on top of the tofu then put a heavy item on top. Leave it for 30-40 minutes. It will squeeze out all the liquid.

Step 2

  • In the meantime whisk together all the ingredients of the sauce: the lime zest, lime juice, sesame oil, tamari sauce, sriracha, maple syrup and the ginger.

Step 3

  • Once the tofu has drain, cut it into cubes and place them into a large bowl. Sprinkle the cornstarch and toss with your hands to ensure all the pieces are covered.

Step 4 

  • In a pan add the avocado oil and put it in medium high heat.

  • Once oil is heated up add the tofu and let brown on all the sides.

Step 5 

  • Once the tofu has crisped up on all the sides, add the sauce into the tofu and let it thicken a little bit. Sprinkle some black sesame and spring onions. Mix again and enjoy !!!

ENJOY! 



NOTES

To get your tofu very crispy you have to drain it well! You have to pull all the liquid out of your tofu