Spicy Tofu Delight

Craig Janzen

Craig Janzen

about 1 year ago

This dish is a perfect blend of spicy and savory flavors. The tofu is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, and the sauce is bursting with umami goodness.

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Serving Size

4 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

280

Protein

12g

Fat

18g

Sat Fat

2g

Carbs

20g

Chole

0mg

Fiber

2g

Sugar

10g

Sodium

900mg

Ingredients

  • 1 block of firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon of sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of minced ginger
  • 1/4 cup of chopped scallions

Instructions

  • Press the tofu to remove excess water, then cut it into bite-sized pieces.
  • In a bowl, mix together the cornstarch, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  • Coat the tofu pieces in the cornstarch mixture.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the tofu to the skillet and cook until crispy and golden brown, about 5-7 minutes per side.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, brown sugar, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sriracha, minced garlic, and minced ginger.
  • Pour the sauce over the tofu and stir to coat.
  • Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the sauce has thickened and the tofu is fully coated.
  • Garnish with chopped scallions and serve hot.

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