Crispy Tofu with Teriyaki Sauce
Picture this: a plate full of golden-brown cubes of tofu, each piece perfectly crispy on the outside and irresistibly tender on the inside. What’s the secret? A luscious coat of homemade teriyaki sauce that adds a burst of flavor to every bite. This Crispy Tofu with Teriyaki Sauce recipe is a symphony of textures and tastes that will elevate your dinner game to new heights.
- Firm tofu, cut into cubes
- Vegetable oil for frying
- Soy sauce
- Brown sugar
- Garlic, minced
- Ginger, grated
- Green onions, sliced (for garnish)
- Toasted sesame seeds (for garnish)
- Press the tofu to remove excess water, then cut it into bite-sized cubes.
- Coat each tofu cube in cornstarch, ensuring an even layer.
- Heat vegetable oil in a pan and fry the tofu until golden and crispy.
- In a saucepan, combine soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar, garlic, and ginger to make the teriyaki sauce.
- Toss the crispy tofu in the teriyaki sauce until well-coated.
- Garnish with sliced green onions and toasted sesame seeds.
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Enjoy the perfect harmony of crispy and savory with this delectable Crispy Tofu with Teriyaki Sauce. Whether you’re a tofu enthusiast or just looking for a meatless option, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your kitchen.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories – 250, Protein – 12g, Carbohydrates – 20g, Fat – 14g
Concluding our culinary journey, this Crispy Tofu with Teriyaki Sauce is more than just a recipe; it’s a flavor-packed adventure that transforms ordinary tofu into a gourmet delight. Elevate your dining experience and savor the crunch, the succulence, and the sheer joy of creating a dish that’s both visually stunning and deliciously satisfying.