Crispy Tofu With Spicy Ginger Sauce

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Enticingly spicy, crispy with creamy tofu underneath. Tofu the milk of soya beans is rich in protein and virtually tasteless, but it works exceptionally well by absorbing all sort of exciting flavours. In some countries, they refer to tofu as the ‘meat of the fields’ Serve as a snack, appetizer or over rice. This vegan dish is also gluten-free and absolutely lip-smacking!

Ingredients

  • 350 g package extra firm tofu, drained and dried with paper towel, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 Tbsp. Coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh minced ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. Rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. tapioca starch
  • 2 green onions (spring) thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. Black sesame seeds for topping (optional)
  • Instructions

  • Heat coconut oil in a wok or a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add the tofu and stir-fry for about 5 minutes until crispy on all sides
  • While the tofu is getting crispy in a small bowl whisk together tamari sauce, ginger, sriracha, maple syrup, garlic, sesame oil, rice vinegar and tapioca. Reduce the heat to low and add the sauce. Stir until the tofu is well coated, about 2 minutes
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds


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