Sweet and Sour Ginger Tofu

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour and 10 minutes
  • 5 servings

Hot, sweet, and sour at the same time? Yes, this tends to happen when you coat your tofu with a sauce made from mustard, lemon juice, and soy sauce, mixed with orange jam and spiked with chili, ginger, and garlic. Garnish with slightly crunchy sesame seeds and refreshing spring onion, if you want.

Ingredients Needed for Sweet and Sour Ginger Tofu

    ½ red chili, minced
    2 garlic cloves, crushed
    1 teaspoon ginger, shredded
    2 teaspoons of mustard
    3 tablespoons of orange jam
    2 tablespoons of lemon juice
    2 tablespoons of olive oil
    1 teaspoon soy sauce
    1½ pounds of tofu, cubed
    1 tablespoon white sesame seeds for garnishing
    1 medium spring onion, chopped (for garnishing)

How to Make Sweet and Sour Ginger Tofu

  1. Add the red chili, garlic, ginger, mustard, orange jam, lemon juice, olive oil, and soy sauce to a small bowl. Mix until even.
  2. Add the cubed tofu to a roomy baking dish. Coat with some of the sauce, then bake for 60 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  3. Serve the dip over the baked tofu. Optionally, garnish with sesame seeds and spring onion.

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