Prep 1 min
Cook 10 mins
Thank you again, Melomeals.com. This is intended for Banh Mi, a Vietnamese sandwich served on French baguettes, with mayo, shredded carrots and daikon, cilantro and jalapenos.
- 2 (12 ounce) packages tofu, sliced into 1/2-inch slabs
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
- 1 tablespoon Chinese five spice powder
- 2 ounces soy sauce
- Slice firm tofu into slabs, heat a non stick or cast iron skillet to medium heat, add some toasted sesame oil (I also added mustard oil, but I doubt most of you have that around). place the tofu in the skillet and sprinkle with salt and a lot of freshly ground black pepper, garlic powder, 5 spice powder and optional hot chili powder. Cook until golden brown and flip, adding a couple glugs of soy sauce. Cook for several minutes on the second side, then add around 1/4 cup water and let it cook down.