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Steps to Prepare Perfect Vegan General Tso’s Tofu

Vegan General Tso’s Tofu. This General Tso's tofu is deliciously battered and fried until crispy and then drenched in the most amazing sauce. It's savory and sweet with the perfect amount of spice and all things nice. It's also pretty quick to make and super high in protein.

It's traditionally made with fried chicken. Firm tofu cubes are the perfect alternative for a vegan version. I'm not the biggest fan of frying, but I still wanted the tofu cubes to be super crispy.

Hey everyone, it is me, Dave, welcome to my recipe page. Today, I’m gonna show you how to prepare a distinctive dish, vegan general tso’s tofu. It is one of my favorites food recipes. This time, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

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This General Tso's tofu is deliciously battered and fried until crispy and then drenched in the most amazing sauce. It's savory and sweet with the perfect amount of spice and all things nice. It's also pretty quick to make and super high in protein.

To get started with this recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can cook vegan general tso’s tofu using 13 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Vegan General Tso’s Tofu:

  1. {Take 1 block of tofu (medium).
  2. {Make ready 1/4 tsp of salt.
  3. {Make ready 1/4 tsp of pepper.
  4. {Make ready of For the sauce.
  5. {Make ready 1 tablespoon of soy sauce.
  6. {Prepare 3 tablespoon of apple vinegar.
  7. {Take 2 tablespoon of raw sugar (I just used white sugar).
  8. {Make ready 1-3 tablespoon of sambal (just to your liking) * very spicy *.
  9. {Take 1/3 cup of vegetable stock.
  10. {Get 1 tsp of cornstarch.
  11. {Take 1 tablespoon of chili sauce (loa gan ma).
  12. {Make ready 3-5 of dry thai chilies or 1 tablespoon of red pepper flakes.
  13. {Get 1 tablespoon of minced garlic.

Put some flavor into your weeknight rotation with this General Tso's Tofu! It's crispy, spicy and sweet with an orange kick! Better-Than-Takeout General Tso's Tofu This General Tso's Tofu is vegan, low-fat, gluten-free and so much better than takeout, you're going to be amazed. First you'll prepare the tofu and sauce and let them marinate (separately) in the fridge.

Steps to make Vegan General Tso’s Tofu:

  1. Drain water from tofu, wrap in paper towels to soak up the water, put something on top of it to hold it down, it will soak the the moisture faster that way, set aside..
  2. Start making the sauce.
  3. In a small bowl, add soy sauce, vinegar, samba,sugar,cornstarch,vegetable stock, mix, set aside..
  4. Back to tofu, unwrap, and cut. Cut in the middle, then flip the two pieces on to is sides and cut them again, then cut into rectangles.(after I had it cut 4 times I put 2 on top of each and cut in rectangles as you see in the last picture).
  5. Salt and pepper tofu add to air fryer on 390 for 15 mins, half way shake them well… (can do in oven on 360 on wire rack till golden brown).
  6. Done..
  7. Notes-Make sauce, don’t heat pan up before adding anything. Turn heat on after the sweet chili sauce, peppers flakes, and garlic are in the pan..
  8. Make sauce right before tofu is done. On med heat, in frying pan, add chili sauce, garlic, and dry Thai chilies,cook for about a min while stirring, then add the vegetable stock mixture (Stir the vegetable stock mixture before adding,) this will bubble up and become thicker stir constantly, add the tofu, mix and make sure all tofu is coated with sauce. Remove from heat..
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  10. Sever over rice and any steamed vegetables..
  11. Notes- this is the kinda of tofu I used, I never cooked with it before, I did go though two rounds, soaking up the water, as you can see my towels was too wet, and I just did it again. I did have cheap paper towels too. I used a plate and a can to add some weight, that work out great. It did take a little longer in my air fryer, because my tofu still had moisture in it..
  12. This was my first time cooking tofu and using some of these sauces that was hard to find I ended up finding stuff at Kroger’s,Walmart didn’t have any of it! I didnt have the peppers I couldn’t find them so I used red pepper flakes..

Then cut the tofu into bite size pieces. Bake the tofu or pan fry, add blanched veggies and make a sandwich or wrap. Vegan Nut-free Recipe. can be gluten-free with gf buns or wrap. Add tofu and cook until they are golden brown and crispy. The idea of making General Tso's tofu sprouts from the request from diners who are looking for vegetarian dishes.

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