Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Keto, Kid-Friendly, Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Brown / White
Under 30 Minutes (Under 30 Minutes)
This recipe for Sesame Crusted Crispy Tofu is guaranteed to help you do more with your tofu. It will add a touch of Asian cuisine to your everyday meals. When you bite into the tofu’s outer crispy sesame crust, the umami flavor of sesame stands out immediately.
For those with sesame allergies, a great alternative can be toasted rice cereal. You’ll enjoy the contrast of its crunchy exterior and delicate center. The tofu’s marinade has a flavorful medley of savory, sweet, and acidic ingredients, guaranteed to leave you wanting more.
Our crispy tofu is the perfect dish to make when you just can’t be bothered to cook because the air fryer does all the work for you. Your air fryer may just become your new best friend! Plus, you can easily turn the leftovers into fried rice the next day. Just toss it in a pan with some rice and add some extra veggies!
Tofu is a great way to get protein, especially for vegans and those following a plant-based diet. It is made up of soy, which is rich in compounds called isoflavones. Research shows that consuming at least one weekly serving of tofu helps lower the risk of developing heart disease compared to those who don’t eat tofu. Consumption of soy products also shows evidence of improving unhealthy cholesterol levels, inflammation, and insulin resistance.
Adding tofu to your diet can help you achieve the USDA recommended amount of protein intake. This is why it is a popular meat substitute. One of the main ingredients in veggie meats includes tofu. The Sesame Crusted Crispy Tofu is such a versatile ingredient and recipe that you can even put in salads, wraps, end even sandwiches. You can get creative with it.
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