Sticky Tofu 

This Sticky Tofu is a delicious, easy and affordable weeknight dinner! Tofu is coated in cornstarch and seared to crispy perfection, and then cooked down in a slightly sweet, sour and spicy sauce with garlic and ginger.

Crispy tofu perfection

Budget friendly

Homemade sauce

Why you'll love this recipe:

What you will need: 

Whisk together the sauce ingredients and set aside until ready to use.


Once the tofu is pressed, add 2 tablespoons of cornstarch to a small, shallow dish and coat the tofu on both sides.


Add 2 tablespoons of sesame oil and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce to a large skillet over medium heat. Add the tofu to the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes on one side, until crispy.


Flip over the tofu pieces and cook until crispy on the other side.


Towards the end of crisping the tofu, make a well in the middle of the pan and add the ginger and garlic.  Cook for 1 minute, stirring well so it doesn't burn.


Pour the sauce over the top of the tofu and let simmer for about 5 minutes until it thickens. Stir well to evenly coat the tofu.


Tips and tricks:

Make it spicier

Use a fine grater or microplane

Don't skip pressing the tofu

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