Fried Hot Tofu

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 40 minutes
  • 2 servings

And now, a vegan dish coming to us right from the Asian cuisine. This one is centered on the protein-rich soybean plant. You’ll use it in the form of firm tofu, sweet-salty hoisin sauce, and soy sauce. Spike with chili and ginger, stir-fry, and you won’t be sorry. It can be used in a low-carb diet, or even as a side dish over some meat. It’s up to you, really.

Ingredients Needed for Fried Hot Tofu

10 ounces of tofu, cubed
½ tablespoon hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon ginger
½ teaspoon chili flakes
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 spring onion, chopped (for garnishing)

How to Cook Fried Hot Tofu

  1. Place the cubed tofu between paper towels and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  2. Add the hoisin and soy sauce, ginger, chili flakes, and olive oil to a bowl. Mix them until even. Add the cubed tofu and mix more to entirely coat it.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat, then transfer the coated tofu to it. Stir-fry until seared.
  4. Optionally, serve garnished with chopped spring onion.

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