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Deep-Fried Tofu with Plum Sauce

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Category: Appetizers, Sauces, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Firm tofu
  • 1/2 c Sesame seeds
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 3 tb Whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 c Vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lb Red plums, pitted, peeled &
  • -- chopped
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 tb Teriyaki sauce
  • 2 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • Water to cover


Cut tofu into 1" squares. Mix together sesame seeds, cornstarch & flour.
Roll tofu in sesame mixture till well coated. Heat oil in skillet till hot.
Fry squares till well browned. Drain on paper towels & set aside.

Place the rest of the ingredients in a pot. Add just enough water to cover
by 1/2". Bring to a boil then simmer for 20 minutes. Blend till smooth.
Pour into a serving bowl.

To serve, place toothpicks in tofu cubes. Arrange on a platter & serve
warm with the sauce.

Jack Santa Maria, "Chinese Vegetarian Cookery"

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