General Tso Tofu
A simple and delicious plant based recipe for tofu.
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20minutes 0minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20minutes 0minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Freeze, thaw and press the tofu
  2. Cut tofu into 3/4 inch squares, lightly salt, add cornstarch and toss.
  3. For the sauce add 1/2 cup vegetable stock, 1 Tablespoon dark soy sauce, 1 Tablespoon soy sauce, 1/2 Tablespoon hoisin sauce, 1 teaspoon black vinegar, 1 teaspoon raw sugar. 1 teaspoon sesame oil. to a bowl mix and have it ready when your cooking.
  4. Mince 2 cloves garlic, 1/2 Tablespoon ginger, 2 stalks green onion, 1/2 cup bell pepper. If using prepare 5 dried chili peppers or sriracha.
  5. In 1/4 inch of oil fry the tofu on medium heat until it forms a crust on all sides
  6. To the nonstick pan on medium heat add 1/2 Tablespoon of oil. When the oil is hot add the vegetables / aromatics. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes to cook the ginger and garlic.
  7. Add the sauce and bring to a boil
  8. After the sauce comes to a boil add the tofu and keep tossing until the tofu soaks up most of the sauce.