Batter Dipped Tofu

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READY IN: 8mins
SERVES: 5
YIELD: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • GINGER SAUCE:
  • In small saucepan, place vinegar, sugar, 3/4 c water, and soy sauce.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine cornstarch and 1 T water; stir into sauce.
  • Cook mixture, stirring until clear and thickened.
  • Remove pan from heat; stir in ginger.
  • Use for Batter Dipped Tofu and Vegetable Stir fry.
  • TOFU:
  • While Ginger Sauce is simmering, cut tofu into 1" squares about 1/4" thick.
  • Set aside.
  • In a med bowl, combine flour, wheat germ, and seasonings.
  • In a separate bowl, lightly beat egg.
  • Add milk and hot pepper sauce.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil.
  • Piece by piece, dip tofu in flour, then in egg mixture, and again in flour.
  • Saute until lightly browned, about 3 minutes on each side.
  • Serve warm, arranged on a platter with cocktail forks and a bowl of Ginger Sauce.
  • Surround platter with curly lettuce leaves or large sprigs of parsley.
  • VARIATIONS: - use egg white only
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