Crispy Tofu with Korean Dipping Sauce
This is one of the simplest and best ways to prepare tofu. Even tofu skeptics will love it!
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
Crispy Tofu
  • 16oz. extra firm tofu in water
  • 2Tbsp. canola, vegetable, or peanut oil
Korean Sesame-Soy Dipping Sauce
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce (use wheat/gluten-free if needed)
  • 1Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1Tbsp. mirin or rice wine
  • 1tsp. sesame oil
  • 1Tbsp. scallions or chivesthinly sliced
  • 1Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds(optional)
Instructions
Crispy Tofu
  1. Drain the tofu, cut it into 1-inch cubes or 1/2-inch thick slices, and wrap it in a clean dishcloth for as long as possible (up to 12 hours), but at least 5 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the tofu in a single layer and brown it, turning occasionally, for 10 – 15 minutes until it is golden brown. Using a spatula, transfer the tofu to a plate and set it aside.
Korean Sesame-Soy Dipping Sauce
  1. Whisk the ingredients together. Serve with crispy tofu.
Recipe Notes

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