General Tso's Tofu with Finger-licking Goodness😋 RECIPE

General Tso's Tofu with Finger-licking Goodness😋 RECIPE

2/3/2021, 6:31:16 PM
General Tso's Tofu with Finger-licking Goodness😋 RECIPE (yields 3 servings)⁣⁣ Ingredients:⁣⁣ ~ 16oz firm tofu, drained & cut into cubes⁣⁣ ~ 1 cup of chopped broccoli, blanched⁣⁣ ~ oil, cornstarch, sesame seeds⁣⁣ Sauce:⁣⁣ ~ 1 teaspoon minced ginger⁣⁣ ~ 1 teaspoon minced garlic⁣⁣ ~ 3 dried chilis, seeds removed & softened in hot water⁣⁣ ~ Mix together 3 tablespoons soy sauce, 1.5 tablespoons maple syrup (or 1 tablespoon organic sugar), 1 tablespoon Chinese black vinegar/rice vinegar, 1 teaspoon corn starch in 3 tablespoons water until well combined.⁣⁣ *gluten-free: sub soy sauce with tamari⁣⁣ Instructions: ✅To make the marinade, mix together 2 tablespoons rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, 2 teaspoons chili sauce, a pinch of salt & a few dashes of white pepper until it's all incorporated in a shallow bowl. Add in tofu cubes & let them marinate for at least 30 mins or overnight (flip it occasionally so all sides are coated in the marinade).⁣⁣ ✅When ready, rub tofu with a thin layer of cornstarch. Pan fry tofu in a heated non-stick pan with 2 teaspoons oil (adjust oil accordingly based on the size of the pan) until golden brown on all sides. Let cool.⁣⁣ ✅To make the sauce, add 2 teaspoons of oil in a non-stick pan, then saute ginger followed by garlic until aromatic by stirring continuously. Add in chili pepper & stir fry for a few seconds. Pour in sauce mixture & let it simmer for a min or two until slightly thickened. Add blanched broccoli, tofu & give it a quick toss until all tofu is coated with sauce. Sprinkle tofu with some sesame seeds before serving. ⁣⁣ ✓Follow @foodliife _ 🙏 ✓By @woon .heng 🖤

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