Crunchy Five-Spice Tofu
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 4
Simple and so tasty with just the right amount of crunch.
  • 1 package firm tofu, drained and pressed - cut into cubes
  • ⅓ cup Bragg's Liquid Soy Seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp grapeseed oil
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • Cornstarch
  • Vegetable oil
  1. Cut tofu into cubes.
  2. In a shallow dish mix all marinade ingredients together.
  3. Add tofu and lightly toss to coat evenly. Let sit for at least 1 hour.
  4. Heat vegetable oil (just to coat pan) in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. In small batches coat the tofu pieces with cornstarch then shake excess off with a sieve.
  6. Reserve marinade.
  7. Place in skillet and let crisp up on each side.
  8. Remove crunchy tofu pieces from skillet to a plate.
  9. Turn off heat and add reserved marinade to the pan. Let the sauce heat up quickly just enough to become a glaze and remove from heat. Drizzle sauce over the crunchy tofu and serve.
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