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.

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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