Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

Serve with steamed or sauteed vegetables and brown rice

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wrap tofu with paper towels and place on a cutting board.
  2. Put a heavy plate on top to press out liquid for approximately 20 minutes.
  3. Stir sauce ingredients together in a saucepan.
  4. Simmer sauce while you cook the tofu.
  5. Dry drained tofu with paper towels and cube.
  6. Dust very lightly with cornstarch.
  7. Heat 1" oil in deep frying pan.
  8. Fry tofu in 350 degree F oil until golden brown.
  9. Place fried tofu in a large bowl and toss with 2/3 cup sauce, sprinkle liberally with sesame seeds and scallions.
  10. Toss gently.
  11. Serve remaining sauce for dipping or drizzled over vegetables.


Most Helpful

Awesome recipe, truly five star. My family absolutely adores this dish. We've been eating it for a while. Yummy!

Deadheadie August 11, 2010

I love this recipe! It is so easy to make and absolutely delicious! Thanks for posting it!

prettyleodia July 27, 2011

Yum, this turned out excellent! I cooked it in a cast iron pan and served it tossed with brocolli and white rice. It was kind of like honey sesame chicken but with tofu. I used super firm tofu and pressed it in the fridge for 24 hours.

brendasduke March 19, 2015

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