Hot Tofu Rips

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These sweet and sticky bitesized tofu chunks are super tasty and will will add a delicious plant-based KICK to your meal. Whether you're a plant-based pro or just looking to find out how to cook tofu, this is an easy vegan recipe that you'll enjoy cooking, and definitely enjoy eating!

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For the tofu rips

<item-todo-done>4 tbsp cornflour<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 x 280g block of firm tofu<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> tbsp vegetable oil for frying<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> Salt & pepper to taste<item-todo-done>

For the sauce

<item-todo-done>1 tbsp vegetable oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>4 tbsp maple syrup<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp rose harissa paste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tbsp tomato purée<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp white wine vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 garlic clove<item-todo-done>

For the dipping sauce

<item-todo-done>200g plant-based yoghurt<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>10g coriander<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>½ lime juiced<item-todo-done>

To serve

<item-todo-done>1 tbsp sesame seeds<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 spring onions<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 lime wedges<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Mixing bowl | 2 x Frying pan | small bowl | Microplane

Prepare the tofu rips

  • Rip the tofu into long chunks and place into a mixing bowl
  • Add the cornflour and a good pinch of salt and pepper
  • Toss (or stir) to completely coat the tofu pieces

Cook the tofu

  • Warm 1 cm of vegetable oil in a pan over a medium heat until the end of a wooden spoon bubbles gently
  • Once warm enough, add the coated tofu chunks to the pan and fry, turning constantly with tongs until golden and really crispy (approx 10 mins)
  • Once cooked, transfer the tofu pieces to the plate and leave to drain

Make the sauce

  • Peel and grate the garlic clove
  • Warm 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a second pan over a medium heat
  • Once warm, add the garlic and fry for 30 seconds until aromatic
  • Add the maple syrup, harissa paste, tomato puree and vinegar to the pan, stir to combine and simmer until saucy

Make the dip

  • Roughly chop the coriander and add it to the vegan natural yoghurt along with the juice of a lime.
  • Stir the dip together and add to a small bowl for dunking

Time to serve

  • Finely slice the spring onions
  • Add the tofu to the sauce and toss to coat
  • Transfer the tofu pieces to a serving plate, garnish with spring onions, sesame seeds and some lime wedges on the side
  • Serve immediately

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