Sesame Crusted Tofu

3 servings
2 hr 15 min

This dinner was an absolute delight and I can’t wait too share it with you✨


Sesame crusted tofu, crunchy golden and delicious. I served this tofu with some nutty brown rice and some homemade asian infused slaw, and boy did it work wonders.


SO let me explain this tofu to you. Tofu is a great absorber of flavour and holds all the moisture from the marinade. ITs coated in a thick crust of black and white sesame seeds, which bring a lovely crunch when biting though the pieces. Underneath its infused with a sweet and tangy flavour from the marinade, which lingers in your mouth afterwards. An ultimate weekend treat, or show stopper dish for your dinner party.


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Recipe details

  • 3  servings
  • Prep time: 2 Hours Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 2 hr 15 min
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Ingredients

tofu marinade

  • 1 pack of firm tofu pressed-2 hours min
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tsp sriracha
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • (keep your leftover marinade for a pouring sauce for your rice)

tofu toppings

  • Put in 3 separate bowls…
  • - 1/4 cup cornflour
  • - 1/2 cup plant-based milk
  • - 1/3 cup sesame seeds

Instructions


Press your tofu in kitchen roll for approx 15minutes
Then cut into 6, 1 cm rectangle pieces.
Add your marinade ingredients into a bowl and mix. Place the tofu pieces in the bowl and allow to marinade for at least an hour.
Put in 3 separate bowls, your tofu 'topping' ingredients listed above. Remove your tofu from the marinade and place each piece in the cornflour, then the milk, then the seeds covering the pieces evenly. Keep the marinade seperate to use as a pouring sauce for the rest of your dish.
Pour some oil in a frying pan and allow to heat. Place your covered tofu in the heated oil, and fry on each side for 2/3 minutes until golden.
Serve with rice, slaw, or any other sides you like.

Comments

  • Peggy Wolf Peggy Wolf on Nov 10, 2021

    What does "Press your tofu in kitchen roll for approx 15minutes" mean?

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    • Peggy Wolf Peggy Wolf on Nov 11, 2021

      Thanks, Carol. Now I understand.


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