This Crispy Tofu In Chinese Garlic Sauce is delicious with tons of flavor. Make this stir fry in just 20 minutes.
Prepared Crispy Tofu in chicnese Garlic Sauce Sunday evening to snack on. Sunday is always a day of indulgence and we have our lunch late afternoon. So it is obvious that we skip the dinner, Instead, I make something quickly like an appetizer for the dinner. Most of my weekends are also lined up with lots of work. Shooting for the blog, working on the photography assignment, cleaning, dusting and the day end with spending time with the little one. Among all these things a quick dinner comes into rescue.
What we love about this Crispy Tofu in Chinese garlic Sauce the flavourful sauce. The sauce is a bomb, loaded with lots of garlic and chili. The sweetness of the caramelized onion balances the spicy sauce. Do you love Crispy tofu? Whenever I make this or any other recipe that calls for crispy tofu, I pop few of them before it makes to the final dish. Let me tell you few tips for super crispy tofu with a soft center.
Tips to make perfect Crispy Tofu.
- Always choose extra firm Tofu among other varieties. As the name says it is firm and easy to work with.
- I always soak tofu in lightly salted warm water for 15 minutes. This helps in soften and season the tofu. (I do this even with Paneer- Indian Cottage cheese).
- Last but most importantly drain extra moister. Keep Tofu on a clean kitchen towel/ tissue. Cover it with another layer of tissue. Place some heavy weight on it, heavy enough to put little pressure and squeeze out extra water.
Tofu is an excellent source of protein ( In 100gms 8 gms of Protein) and it is dairy free too. You can also substitute tofu with Panner(Indian Cottage cheese), chicken or Shrimps and make this dish.
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