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Crispy Sesame Tofu

Here is a vegan recipe for tender tofu in a sesame crust. Difficult to resist! This Perfect vegetarian meal will satisfy your taste buds as well as your appetite.

Stir-fried tofu tastes great, but that's not the only way to serve it. Here's a simple recipe that makes delicious, crispy little slices of tofu to serve with rice and vegetables if desired!

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 450 g of extra firm tofu cut into eight slices

  • 3 tbsp soya sauce

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 3 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1 tsp rice vinegar

  • 2 tbsp sriracha sauce

  • 1 tsp ginger finely chopped

  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds

  • 1 hot pepper to garnish (optional)

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Press the tofu for 20 mins to remove the water.

  • Preheat the oven to 375 F

  • Pour the soya sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, rice vinegar, and the siracha sauce into a bowl and mix well.

  • Add the tofu slices and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 6 hours.

  • Prepare a plate with the toasted sesame seeds.

  • Press the tofu slices in the sesame seeds, coat all sides, and place them on the baking sheet.

  • In an oven cook for 20 minutes turning halfway.



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