Crispy Sweet and Sour Baked Tofu

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove tofu from package. Place between paper towels or tea towels and put a moderately heavy book on top for 30 minutes to press out the water.
  • Slice into 9 slices, cutting each in half (18 pieces).
  • Beat egg with water and set aside.
  • Combine wheat germ, flour and breadcrumbs and set aside.
  • Dip each piece of tofu into egg mixture and then gently press into crumb mixture, covering well. Place on greased baking sheet and bake at 350’ for 30 minutes, turning once.
  • While tofu is cooking, mix sauce ingredients except for the cornstarch/water into a small saucepan and whisk over medium heat until sugar and salt are dissolved.
  • Add cornstarch mixture and whisk until the sauce thickens. When thick, turn off heat and set aside.
  • When tofu is cooked, pour sauce on top and gently toss or use spoon to coat. Sauce should be thick and sticky….
  • Top with sesame seeds and serve.
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