SWEET AND SPICY HONEY GARLIC TOFU

Ingredients 

For the tofu:

  • 2 (14 ounce) blocks extra firm tofu, cubed and pressed to drain 5-10 minutes
  • 1 heaping tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/ 2 cup bell peppers, sliced 
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, for frying

For the sauce:

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/ 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/ 2 tablespoons Puriti Manuka Honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder, 
  • 2 tablespoons tamari
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil

Directions 

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the garlic, cornstarch, maple syrup, coconut sugar, chili powder, tamari and sesame oil until combined. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the tofu, cornstarch and salt until evenly coated. 
  3. In a frying pan, heat sesame oil until ripples form and fry the tofu until crisp and golden, rotating as needed, remove when golden and crisp, 8-10 minutes. 
  4. In the same pan, sauté peppers and onions until softened, 5 minutes. 
  5. Add tofu and sauce to the pan and cook until the sauce is slightly thickened and aromatic, 2-3 minutes.
  6. Serve with a bowl of rice.
  7. Enjoy!

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