Sticky Tofu (glazed) with sweet sour Sauce

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sticky tofu – a simple recipe to make the tofu tasty. You do not like tofu, then give this glazed (sticky) tofu a try. The vegan tofu is quickly prepared and versatile with various sauces, whether sweet sour or a tangy soy sauce. Make this vegan sticky tofu for your next Asian meal. vegan | vegetarian | egg-free | nutfree | oil-free

How do I get the glazed tofu so sticky / sticky?

You do not really need much and it’s super easy. What is important is that you first wrap it with a “dough” and then fry it or bake it in the oven before adding it to the sauce. With the help of the firm outer layer of the tofu it does not decay and you have the perfect basis for a sticky glazed tofu. My children love it and we make it pretty often.

What can I use instead of the tofu for a sticky tofu? 

If you try not to consume soy, whether for health or other reasons, then I have an alternative for you here without giving up the stickiness. Here comes the cauliflower into play. Cauliflower is simply a perfect substitute for tofu. We also prepare this glazed tofu with cauliflower. Glazed cauliflower tastes heavenly. You prepare it just like the tofu. However, instead of squeezing the tofu, put it in water for a short time so that the cornstarch sticks to it. And again, make sure that the cornstarch is just hanging on the cauliflower. And then you continue with aquafaba and flour. Which sauces do you love with sticky tofu?

This  sticky tofu is:

  • delicious and tastes like from a asian restaurant
  • quickly cooked
  • a comfort food
  • versatile

You like such comfy dishes as this sticky tofu, then look here:

Take a look at my tasty gravy, which is one of my popular recipes here on the blog. Or this delicious lentil loaf.


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Yield: 4 Portions

Vegan Sticky Tofu

Vegan Sticky Tofu
sticky tofu - a simple recipe to make the tofu tasty. You do not like tofu, then give this glazed (sticky) tofu a try. The vegan tofu is quickly prepared and versatile with various sauces, whether sweet sour or a tangy soy sauce. Make this vegan sticky tofu for your next Asian meal. vegan | vegetarian | egg-free | nutfree | oil-free
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 block tofu firm
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoon Aquafaba
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 1 cup of pineapple in pieces, I like to take fresh pineapple

Sweet sour sauce

  • 6 tablespoons vinegar
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Instructions

  1. Press the tofu. Then dice it in about 1 cm thick
  2. Put the cornstarch in a bowl with a lid. Add the tofu and shake with the lid closed. So that all parts of the Tofu are covered with cornflour, but should not be thick just thin covered
  3. Now mix the flour (I take whole wheat flour) with the baking powder neatly
  4. First dip the tofu into the aquafaba and then into the flour mixture. And spread on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. Now bake for approx. 10 min at 180 ° C (350°F), until the flour is nice and firm on the outside, could take a little longer
  5. For the sauce mix all ingredients
  6. Dice the peppers and sauté with the pineapple pieces in a pan and deglaze with the sauce. Now add the baked tofu, this will absorb the sauce nicely and become nicely sticky as in the photo.
  7. We eat rice with it.

 

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