Sweet Coconut Thai Tofu
No time for bland tofu concoctions here! This delicious Sweet Coconut Thai Tofu is packed with amazing flavors and texture!
– 1 tbsp of soy sauce – 1 tsp + 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, divided – 1 tbsp of cornstarch – 16 oz of tofu, pressed and sliced into strips – 2 tbsp of vegetable or canola oil – 1 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger – 2 cloves garlic minced – 1/2 of a yellow onion, sliced – 1/2 C canned full-fat coconut milk – 1 tbsp of sriracha – 1 tbsp of sugar – Cooked rice, (optional) – Sliced green onion, for garnish (optional) – Cilantro, for garnish (optional)
Put the fish sauce (soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of lime juice), and cornstarch in bowl with the pressed tofu and gently coat the strips.
Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a pan and saute both sides of the tofu until browned, about 5 minutes a side.
Remove the tofu and add the other 2 teaspoons of oil. Add the ginger, garlic and onions and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add the tofu to the mixture and saute 2-3 minutes more.
Stir in coconut milk, sriracha, sugar, and 1 tablespoon lime juice and heat on high until the liquid begins to evaporate slightly and turn into a sauce. This should take from 1-3 minutes. Serve on rice with a green onion or cilantro garnish.
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