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Soy-Glazed Sesame Tofu

Photo: Monica Buck; Styling: Gerri Williams
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 11 mins
Yield Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 12-oz. package extra firm tofu, drained, cut into 8 slices

Nutrition Information

  • calories 161
  • fat 12 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • protein 8 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • sodium 318 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, stir scallions, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds, red pepper flakes and honey.

  2. Warm vegetable oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet. Pat tofu dry and add to skillet. Cook, turning once, until golden brown on both sides, 8 minutes total.

  3. Spoon sauce mixture over tofu, cover pan and turn off heat. Let stand 3 minutes. Transfer slices to a serving platter and serve immediately.

Also appeared in: All You, None, 2014, Back to School Special;