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Sesame Crispy Tofu
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins

a quick side dish - fried crispy sesame tofu

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: tofu
Servings: 2
Calories: 449 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1/2 box regular firm tofu , cut into 4*4 cm squares, about 1.5cm thick
  • oil for pan-frying
  • 1 green onion , finely chopped
coating mixture
  • 1 tbsp. white sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp. black sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • pinch of salt to taste , I use around 1 tsp.
  • 1/4 tsp. Chinese five spice powder
Serving sauce (optional) or use sriracha directly
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. stock or pure water
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped green onion
  • 1 fresh Thai pepper , chopped
  • 2-3 coriander , chopped
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds
  1. Mix all the ingredients for coating together in a plate. Then place the tofu squares in and coat well with the sesame mixture.
  2. Add around 2 tablespoons of cooking oil in a non-stick pan, place the tofu squares in and fry over medium to slow fire until one side becomes hard and then turn over the fry the other side.
  3. When both sides are well browned, you can stand the square and fry the edges slightly.
  4. Transfer out and serve with dipping sauce and chopped green onions.
Nutrition Facts
Sesame Crispy Tofu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 449 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 1387mg60%
Potassium 312mg9%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Vitamin C 36.3mg44%
Calcium 342mg34%
Iron 6.2mg34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.