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Pan-Fried Sesame Tofu with Broccoli

A flavorful dish that's loaded with protein and packed with nutrients! I love the simplicity and flexibility with this meal. You can enjoy it on a bed of black rice, with steamed veggies, in a bowl of noodles or on a salad. I doubled the recipe and we enjoyed it throughout the week.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 2
Calories: 70kcal

Ingredients

  • 14 ounces extra firm tofu drained and dried
  • 2 TB cornstarch
  • ½ TB sesame oil
  • 1 TB coconut oil
  • FOR THE SAUCE
  • ¼ cup tamari or coconut aminos
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tsp raw honey
  • 1-2 tsp srirachi depending on how hot you like it
  • 4-6 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 TB cornstarch
  • Toppings:
  • 1-2 TB Black and white sesame seeds
  • 1 cup Green onions chopped
  • 2 cups Broccoli steamed

Instructions

  • Slice the tofu into 1-2 inch cubes and place into a large bowl.
  • Sprinkle cornstarch on top and gently toss to ensure all tofu pieces are covered.
  • Bring a large skillet to medium-high heat and then add sesame and coconut oil.
  • Once oil is heated up, add the tofu to the skillet and let brown on all sides.
  • While the tofu is browning, you can quickly make the sauce.
  • Next, whisk together the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Once the tofu has browned and crisped, add the sauce to the skillet.
  • It should start to thicken immediately.
  • Toss the tofu around to coat and then remove from the heat.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 444mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1066IU | Vitamin C: 91mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 2mg

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