Honey Sesame Tofu

Ingredients


  • 1 block extra firm tofu , drained (see post for instructions)
  • 1 TBS low sodium soy sauce
 + 1 TBS
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 3 TBS honey + 1 TBS
  • 2 tsp Oyster sauce (look for vegetarian oyster sauce if you want to keep this vegetarian)
  • ½ tsp sea salt/salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 TBS rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 2 TBS sesame seeds
  • 3 green onions , chopped

Instructions


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly spray a non-stick baking sheet with oil or use a silicone mat.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the 1 TBS soy sauce, red pepper flakes, 3 TBS honey, oyster sauce, salt, pepper, rice wine vinegar, and oil. Cut tofu into 1/2-inch cubes. Gently add/stir tofu cubes into sauce. Cover, and marinate at least 15 minutes.
  3. Place the tofu on the baking sheet in a single layer (reserve marinade). Spray tops with olive oil (I use the Misto) and bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes. Turn tofu, and bake until the tofu turns golden brown, about 20 minutes more or until develops a nice crisp crust.
  4. Add additional soy sauce and honey ( 1 TBS each) to the marinade bowl. Add corn starch; whisk to combine.
  5. In a large skillet over medium high heat, add the marinade. Place the tofu cubes into the skillet as well, and stir to coat. Bring the sauce up to a quick boil, then reduce heat to a low simmer. After a few minutes the sauce will thicken; stir to coat tofu. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions and serve immediately.


Recipe source: yummly