Sesame-Seared Tofu

Sesame-Seared Tofu

Nutrition & Movement

Serve this seared tofu with a simple cucumber salad for a light but filling lunch. For a vegetarian dish, omit the bonita flakes.

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 (12-14) ounce package extra-firm tofu
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Asian-style sesame oil (or canola oil with a dash of hot sesame oil)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

Toppings:

  • Fresh minced ginger
  • Grated carrots
  • Green onions, finely sliced
  • Bonita flakes
  • Soy sauce
  • Korean chili paste

Directions:

  1. Cook rice according to package directions.
  2. Cut tofu into 4 portions. Remove excess water by pressing tofu "steaks" between a couple of paper towels.
  3. Put sesame seeds on a plate and coat both sides of tofu with sesame seeds.
  4. Heat sesame oil in a nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  5. Sear tofu briefly in hot pan, turning after a couple of minutes. (Add more oil to pan before turning, if needed.)
  6. Place tofu over rice and top with desired toppings.

This recipe is courtesy of Gourmandize.com.

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