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Sesame Tofu

sesame tofu

Sesame Tofu recipe


14 Ounces Extra firm Tofu

¼ Cup cornstarch, for dusting

Canola oil (for frying)

½ cup Sesame seeds, lightly toasted

1 Bunch Scallion, Trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces

1/3 Cup Honey

3 Tablespoons Finely Minced Gingerroot

3 Tablespoons Tamari Soy Sauce

2 Tablespoons Sesame oil

2 Tablespoons Rice Wine Vinegar

2 Finely Minced Garlic cloves

1-2 Teaspoon Red Chili Pepper flakes


Direction for Preparation of Sesame Tofu:

  • Wrap tofu with paper towels and place on a cutting board.
  • Put a heavy plate on top to press out liquid for approximately 20 minutes.
  • Stir sauce ingredients together in a saucepan.
  • Simmer sauce while you cook the tofu.
  • Dry drained tofu with paper towels and cube.
  • Dust very lightly with cornstarch.
  • Heat 1” oil in deep frying pan.
  • Fry tofu in 350 degree F oil until golden brown.
  • Placed fried tofu in a large bowl and toss with 2/3 cup sauce, sprinkle liberally with sesame seeds and scallions.
  • Toss gently.
  • Serve remaining sauce for dipping or drizzled over vegetables.

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