Who needs Chinese take out when you can whip up some delicious sesame tofu at home, quickly and affordably! I love making crispy tofu and learned a long time ago that starch is the secret. Just press the tofu, coat, fry, and slather in this perfectly sticky, savory and sweet, vegan sesame sauce! I like to serve our sesame tofu with a side of rice and broccoli, but serve it however you like! This meal is a go- to when I am in a hurry and havnt’t had time to plan dinner. If you prefer not to fry the tofu in oil, you can use an air fryer! I just coat the tofu, give it a light spray with some oil (or not), and air fry at 375 for 10-15 minutes! It always comes out perfectly crisp! Just another quick and simple dinner recipe to add to your arsenal! Who doesn’t love that!?
I batch crispy fired tofu
1/4 cup soy sauce or coconut amnios
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon tapioca or corn starch
1 -2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
Prepare crispy tofu according to instructions.
Add the remaining ingredients, minus the sesame seeds, to a medium sized sauce pan. Heat over medium/low heat, whisking continuously, until the sugar has melted and the mixture thickens. If it gets too thick, add a tablespoon or so of water to thin it back out a bit.
Coat the crispy tofu in the sesame sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve over rice and with a side of steamed broccoli if you like.
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