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The Best Crispy Tofu

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The Best Crispy Tofu

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  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce (or tamari)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. Sriracha
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 14 oz. extra firm tofu (pressed and cut into cubes)
  • 6 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. coconut oil
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    Calories240Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate20g7%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Holden Sonnenberg 2 years ago
    Didn’t crisp as well as hoped and flavor was a little bland though I might not have let it marinate long enough. Not bad but not great.
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    Fay Jackson 2 years ago
    I don’t really like tofu but I am trying to go vegan mainly for health reasons it’s better for you I don’t think humans were created to digest meat. And since I have the last three months than vegan and shortly there after it’s amazing how much better you feel. A world of difference. That being saidI made this with no problem. I think it was probably the most I’ve ever enjoyed tofu. I did fry it a little longer then the recipe calls for. And I mixed a little peanut sauce with the tangy sweet-and-sour sauce for dipping. I also baked zucchini asparagus and carrots with vegan Parmesan cheese grated on top. And the coconut rice. It was an amazingly delicious meal. Thank you so much🥗🥗🥗🥗🥗🥗🙏🙏👍👍🥰🥰🥰
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    DKS 2 years ago
    The tofu came out great but a little too salty for me - next time I make it I’ll cut back on soy sauce otherwise, very easy to make and the tofu was nice and crispy- thank you!
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    Rudy Foster 2 years ago
    Great, easy recipe! I didn’t have maple syrup, so I sprinkled in some brown sugar. The coconut oil and the sesame seeds really make it! The steps may seem extensive but they are really easy.
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    I used Jamaican wild lemon and honey for this marinade and it was top notch!
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    Debbie Workman 2 years ago
    This is a great recipe. Loved the flavor and it was quick and easy to make. Will definitely make this again.
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    C 2 years ago
    It was ok. Crispy on outside but not as firm on the inside. Next time I will make some sort of dipping sauce to got with it
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    Collins 2 years ago
    This turned out wonderful! The best tofu I’ve made so far!
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    Joan 2 years ago
    Delicious My family loves it
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    Ilona 2 years ago
    great way to make tofu if you dont enjoy the spongy texture. it also works great with flour instead of cornstarch
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    Jennifer Mahan 2 years ago
    Tasty! First time cooking with tofu
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    Ben B. 3 years ago
    No more takeout for me! This turned out even better and more crispy than the fried tofu at my usual Asian food spots, and was effortless to prepare. I did burn it slightly the second time I made it, but with the lemon flavor, it it reminded me of a blackened fish taco. This recipe is going to be a new staple.
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    Lori Zebarth 3 years ago
    Very good. My family real enjoyed. I followed the recipe exactly.
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    It's tasty. I used rice flour instead of cornstarch and turned out great!
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    YumChef 3 years ago
    Enjoyed it cooler pieces tasted better after the coating had time to firm up
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    Jen Zentgrebe 3 years ago
    This is soooo good. I've only recently found out that I love tofu and it works as a pretty cheap protein option when strapped on cash. Boyfriend loved it and is extremely picky. 🤗
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    Chris Lastname 3 years ago
    It really is the best crispy tofu. Yummy AF
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    the flavor is very good, but it will be awesome to have the video of how to do it.
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    Patti Sinclair 3 years ago
    It was so delicious. It was the first time my husband And I ever ate anything like it! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. We will definitely be using it again and again. Patti from Texas (Newly Vegan)
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    Jo Ann Eskridge 4 years ago
    Delicious!!! I didn’t have maple so I use creamed cinnamon honey. Will make again!!!
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    Crystal Ganigan 4 years ago
    Yummy! I would definitely make this again!
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    Daniella 4 years ago
    It’s delicious recipe, and super easy 💗
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    DaSIlva 4 years ago
    I reduced corn starch to reduce carbs, still awesome!
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    Lollipop 4 years ago
    Love it! I would definitely make it again it’s a very delicious recipe!