Fried Tofu With Spicy Sesame Dipping Sauce

Fried Tofu With Spicy Sesame Dipping Sauce image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Fried Tofu With Spicy Sesame Dipping Sauce image

Mild tofu marries beautifully with this spicy dipping sauce. Serve the tofu hot or at room temperature.

  • Portion size 30 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg firm tofu
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
Spicy Sesame Dipping Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds toasted
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar

Method

Cut tofu into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes. Let stand on plate for 30 minutes; discard liquid. In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; working in batches, cook tofu, turning often, until golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to paper towel–lined plate to drain. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. Bring to room temperature before serving.)

Spicy Sesame Dipping Sauce: Meanwhile, in bowl, mix together soy sauce, green onion, vinegar, garlic, sesame seeds, sesame oil, hot pepper flakes and sugar. Serve with tofu.

Nutritional facts per piece: about

  • Fibre trace
  • Sodium 140 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 25.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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