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Sesame Tofu with Soy Dipping Sauce
Pair these crunchy, sesame-coated tofu bites with rice and veggies, use them to top off a salad, or simply dunk them in the soy dipping sauce for a protein-packed snack.
1 lb. extra-firm tofu
1/4 cup plus 3 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp. rice vinegar
1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
2 scallions, sliced thin
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp. grated fresh ginger
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup vegetable oil
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Sesame Tofu with Soy Dipping Sauce

Sesame Tofu with Soy Dipping Sauce

Sesame Tofu with Soy Dipping Sauce
  • Servings:Serves 4 to 6
  • Prep Time:20 minutes
  • Cook Time:20 minutes
1. Cut tofu in half crosswise, then slice each half lengthwise into 1/4"-thick planks. Place planks between two layers of paper towels and let drain 10 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, make dipping sauce by combining 1/4 cup soy sauce, the rice vinegar, sesame oil, scallions, garlic, and ginger in a small bowl; set aside.
3. Add remaining 3 tablespoons soy sauce to a shallow bowl. In a separate shallow bowl, combine sesame seeds and cornstarch. Working with one piece at a time, dip both sides of tofu in soy sauce, then coat with sesame mixture; transfer to a large plate.
4. Heat vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Working in batches, add tofu and cook until crispy and golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain and repeat with remaining pieces. Serve with dipping sauce.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, January - February 2020