Fried Tofu With Sesame Seeds And Spring Onions

Fried Tofu With Sesame Seeds And Spring Onions

Fried Tofu With Sesame Seeds And Spring Onions

This easy fried tofu recipe with sesame and scallion is low in calories but rich in taste: enjoy its vegan version or the classical one with chicken stock

June 3, 2012

Cuisine

Dietary Consideration

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 30 MIN

ingredients

Tofu
500 g
groundnut oil
20 - 25 ml
Soy sauce
60 ml
salt
2,5 ml
Cayenne pepper
2,5 ml
vegetable stock
200 ml (or chicken stock)
cornflour
10 ml, mixed with 15 ml water
sesame
10 ml, seeds
Scallion
½ bunch
Vegetarian oyster sauce
To taste

Preparation

Cut the tofu into triangles and mix with the soy sauce.

Heat 20 - 25 ml of oil in a frying pan.

Drain the tofu and fry on all sides, then take out of the pan and keep warm.

Add 2,5 ml of salt to the soy sauce drained from the tofu and boil, stirring, for about 1 minute.

Add the cayenne pepper and boil for 30 seconds, then add the stock (you can use chicken stock, or vegetable stock for a vegan version) and simmer for about 2 minutes.

Stir the mixed cornflour into the sauce and simmer for one more minute.

Add vegetarian oyster sauce to taste.

Wash and trim the scallions and shred or cut into strips.

To serve, arrange the fried tofu on plates, add a little sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve garnished with scallions.

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