General Tso's Tofu

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 1. Drain, rinse and pat tofu dry. Cut into 1" cubes.
  • 2. Heat oil on medium-high.
  • 3. Combine 3 T potato starch with salt and pepper. Dredge tofu and fry in hot oil until golden brown and crispy. Let rest on paper towel.
  • 4. Toast finely chopped peppers in a large skillet. Add garlic to brown. Do not burn it.
  • 5. Add broth, tamarind, brown sugar, tamari, rice vinegar. Bring to a boil.
  • 6. Reduce heat to a simmer.
  • 7. Add 2 T potato starch. Let thicken.
  • 8. Add fried tofu to mixture until warm and thoroughly covered.
  • 9. Add any vegetables at the very end, such as: bell peppers, green onions, peas, or bok choy. Serve with steamed rice.
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RECIPE MADE WITH LOVE BY

@The Hungry Vegan
Contributor
“Crispy tofu in a sweet, blazing hot sauce. In my take on this dish, it gets its tang from tamarind and its heat from Thai dragon peppers. This recipe makes a little extra sauce because it's so good, you'll want to put it on everything.”