Vegan Sweet and Spicy Fried Tofu

    2 hours

    This lightly crispy tofu drenched in a tangy sweet sauce is perfect for a simple midweek dinner. You can let the tofu drain while you are at work, then it's ready to cook when you come home.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 2 

    • 1 pack (280g) firm tofu
    • 4 tablespoons tahini
    • 1/2 teaspoon crushed chillies (optional)
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
    • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 1/2 tablespoon grated root ginger
    • 1/2 tablespoon sriracha sauce
    • 1 tablespoon tamari soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:2hours 

    1. Press the tofu for at least 1 to 2 hours to remove any extra moisture.
    2. Mix all the ingredients except the tofu and oil in a bowl with 4 tablespoons water.
    3. Fry the tofu in a pan over a medium heat in coconut oil until browned, about 5 to 10 minutes. Add the sauce and continue to cook for a further 5 to 10 minutes.
    4. Serve over brown rice with steamed green vegetables sprinkled with sesame seeds and spring onions.

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