Sesame Crusted Tofu

Tofu can be a little unhealthy

Tofu can be a little unhealthy

This is a great appetizer or small plate. The dipping sauce can be hotter if desired just add more dried pepper.

Sesame Crusted Tofu

  • 1 lb firm tofu pressed for at least 8 hours
  • 1tbsp ginger minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2-3 dried chili de arbols diced fine
  • 3 tbsp bread crumbs
  • 4 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 egg beaten with 2 tsp rice wine vinegar

Mix ginger, garlic, lime juice, fish sauce, sugar and chilis in a bowl and let sit for 3-4 hours. Taste and adjust for seasoning. Slice tofu in half and then slice the halves into 3 long thin slabs. Mix breadcrumbs and seeds together in a bowl. Dredge slices in egg wash then coat in seeds. When all are done heat enough oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat and pan fry slices until golden on both sides. Serve hot with dipping sauce.

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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