Crispy Teriyaki Tofu | Asian Inspired

Crispy Teriyaki Tofu | Asian Inspired

When it comes to comfort-meets-Asian cuisine, my Crispy Teriyaki Tofu is a must-try. This dish perfectly balances the delicate flavors of tofu with the bold and rich notes of teriyaki sauce. It’s a delightful experience that brings together the essence of traditional Asian cooking with a modern twist.

Ingredients

  • 1 block of extra-firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Sesame seeds and green onions for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger to make the teriyaki sauce.
  2. Add cubed tofu to the sauce, gently tossing to coat. Let it marinate for 15-20 minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix cornstarch and water to create a slurry.
  4. Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Dip marinated tofu cubes in the cornstarch slurry, then transfer them to the heated pan. Cook until all sides are golden and crispy.
  6. Drizzle any remaining teriyaki sauce over the crispy tofu in the pan, letting it caramelize slightly.
  7. Sprinkle sesame seeds and green onions on top.
  8. Serve the Crispy Teriyaki Tofu over steamed rice, garnished with extra sesame seeds and green onions.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, this Asian-inspired teriyaki tofu is a flavor-packed delight that brings a modern twist to traditional flavors.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 280 | Fat: 14g | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 18g

Make this Crispy Teriyaki Tofu whenever you’re craving a taste of Asia in the comfort of your own home. The combination of textures and flavors will transport your taste buds to another world. Whether you’re a seasoned tofu enthusiast or just starting your journey into plant-based delights, this dish is sure to become a favorite in your culinary repertoire. Enjoy the fusion of sweet, savory, and crispy goodness in every mouthful!

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