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Crispy Tofu With Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe


  • 14 ounces medium-firm or soft tofu
  • 2 tsp plus 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp Asian chili garlic sauce
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3/4 cup Vegetables oil
Crispy tofu With Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe

  1. Line baking sheet with triple layer of paper towels. Slice tofu crosswise into 1-inch slabs, then slice each slab in half lengthwise. Spread tofu on prepared sheet and let drain for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk 2 tsp cornstarch, water,vinegar, sugar, and chili garlic sauce together in small saucepan. Bring to simmer over medium high heat and cook, whisking constantly, until thickened about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and cover to keep warm.
  3. Set wire rack in rimmed baking sheet. Combine cornmeal and remaining 3/4 cup cornstarch in shallow dish. Gently pat tofu dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper. Working with a few pieces at a time, coat tofu throughly with cornstarch mixture, pressing gently to adhere, then transfer to prepared rack. Line large plate with triple layer of paper towels. Heat oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium high heat until shimmering.
  4. Carefully lay tofu in skillet and cook until golden brown and crsipy on all sides, about 4 minutes, turning tofu as needed. Drain tofu briefly on prepared plate. Season with salt to taste. Serve with sauce.

Crispy Tofu With Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Crispy Tofu With Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe Reviewed by kuji hara on 2:27 AM Rating: 5

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