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Orange Tofu
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Orange Tofu

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword Tofu
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 package extra firm tofu

Orange Sauce

  • 1 tbsp oil (like vegetable or sesame oil)
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp water+2 tbsp cornstarch mixed together

Instructions

  • Drain or press tofu then cut into small cubes. Cook according to your preference (baked, pan seared, or air fried)
  • While the tofu is cooking, begin cooking your rice and vegetables (if you so choose).
  • Once your rice and veggies have started cooking, begin putting together the sauce ingredients in a large pan.
  • On medium heat, start by adding the oil, then sauté the minced garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes. Stir frequently. 
  • Add in both sugars until combined, then add in the orange juice, vinegar, and soy sauce. Stir until sugar has dissolved. 
  • Next, add the cornstarch and water mixture and stir to combine. Continue stirring until a syrup-like mixture is formed.
  • Once your tofu is done cooking, toss it in the sauce until each piece is coated. 
  • Plate the orange tofu with your veggies and rice. Enjoy!