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Spicy Garlic Soy Tofu

Spicy Garlic Soy Tofu
PREP TIME
4 min
COOK TIME
6 min
YIELDS
2 servings

This vegan dish doubles as a crowd-pleasing weeknight dinner or a quick and easy appetizer when unexpected guests arrive.

Courtesy of Suganya Hariharan, relishthebite.com, Montreal

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Ingredients

8
- 10 dry red chilies
1
piece 2-inch (5 cm) ginger
1
Tbsp (15 mL) white sesame seeds
1
tsp (5 mL) salt
7
- 8 cloves garlic, skin on
2
Tbsp (30 mL) sesame oil
2
tsp (10 mL) soy sauce
1
tsp (5 mL) pepper powder
1
lb(s) (450 g) extra-firm tofu, in bite-sized cubes
Green onions, chopped
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Directions

Step 1

Place the chilies, ginger, sesame seeds, salt and garlic in blender and pulse 3 or 4 times, or until coarse paste forms.

Step 2

Heat oil in frying pan over medium-low heat; add spice paste. Fry for 30 seconds. Add soy sauce, pepper powder and tofu cubes.

Step 3

Toss well to coat, cooking for about 2 minutes or until tofu turns slightly golden and crispy.

Step 4

Garnish with chopped green onions.

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