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Crispy Tofu with Citrus Dipping Sauce

Crispy Tofu with Citrus Dipping Sauce
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

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Ingredients

Tofu

1
package (14 oz) firm tofu
1/2
cup orange juice
1
teaspoon soy sauce
1/2
teaspoon Sriracha sauce
1/2
cup cornmeal

Sauce

1/4
cup orange or pineapple juice
1
tablespoon hoisin sauce
Dash crushed red pepper flakes, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400° F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Stack 2 paper towels on work surface. Cut tofu in half crosswise. Cut each half into 6 pieces. Arrange tofu on paper towels; let stand 10 minutes to drain. Pat top of tofu dry.
  • 3
    In large bowl, stir together 1/2 cup orange juice, the soy sauce and Sriracha sauce. Add tofu; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 4
    Place cornmeal in another large bowl. Remove tofu from marinade; discard marinade. Dredge tofu in cornmeal, coating each piece thoroughly. Arrange in single layer on cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Bake 10 minutes. Turn tofu pieces over; bake 10 minutes longer or until hot and crisp.
  • 6
    To make sauce, mix 1/4 cup orange juice and hoisin with whisk until blended. Sprinkle pepper flakes over top. Serve tofu with sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Although not necessary, using previously frozen tofu makes it chewier and helps it absorb flavors better.
  • Tofu is an excellent source of protein and calcium.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
6g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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