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Amp up pan seared tofu with spicy Sriracha sauce and cooling herbs for a great dish that takes minimal effort. Slideshow:  Tasty Tofu Recipes 

Todd Porter and Diane Cu
August 2014

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Credit: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
2 to 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pat the tofu dry with paper towels to remove excess water. Cut into 1-inch cubes.

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  • Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add the oil and after the oil is hot, carefully add the tofu into a single layer (hot oil may splatter). Turning gently and as little as necessary, sear each side for 2-3 minutes, or until at least 2 -3 sides are golden and crisped.

  • Lower the heat to medium and carefully add the garlic, soy sauce, water, and Sriracha to the pan. Cook for 30 seconds or until the sauce is heated through.

  • Toss with the mint and cilantro then serve with lime squeezed over to taste.

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