Spicy Tofu Recipe | Vegan and Gluten-Free Appetizer Recipe

Spicy Tofu

2018-02-02
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 8m
  • Cook Time : 15m
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This Spicy Tofu tastes amazing and is full of flavors. A quick and most loved appetizer and is best for the party menu. It is a healthy, vegan yet very tasty appetizer. Health conscious people will love eating this as it contains essential amino acids, protein, minerals, and vitamins.

Ingredients

  • 1 pack – firm tofu, washed and cut into bite size pieces
  • 6 clove – Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 inch – Ginger, grated
  • ½ cup – Onions, finely chopped
  • 3 – Scallions, chopped
  • ½ cup – Green and Red pepper, diced (Optional)
  • Basil
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon – oil

Ingredients for Sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon – Soya sauce
  • 1 teaspoon – Salt
  • 1 teaspoon – Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon – Hot pepper flakes (adjust the spice level as per your taste)
  • ½ teaspoon – Vinegar
  • ½ cup – water

Method

Step 1

In a flat pan, add oil and pan fry tofu each size for about 5 mins or until lightly brown.

Step 2

Take out the tofu and keep it on a kitchen towel to drain the excess oil. Keep this tofu aside for later use.

Step 3

In the same pan add oil, ginger, garlic and onion. Sauté until light brown.

Step 4

Now, in a separate bowl mix all the ingredients listed for sauce. Mix it well to dissolve everything

Step 5

Add the sauce mix to the pan and let it some to a boil. Then add the fried tofu.

Step 6

Cook tofu till it absorbs the liquid/sauce. Add green and red peppers and let it look for a min. Turn off the flame

Step 7

Plate the tofu, garnish it with sesame oil, sesame seeds, basil leafs and scallions. Serve and enjoy it hot.

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