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Soy-Glazed Sesame Tofu

All You OCTOBER 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Cook time: 11 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.04


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 161
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 318mg

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Soy-Glazed Sesame Tofu Recipe