Sticky Asian Garlic Tofu
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  • 1 cup extra firm tofu, cubed
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 Tbsp chives
  • 1-2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ Tbsp coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp vegan butter
  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tbsp tamari (for GF version) or soy sauce
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds
  • fresh cherry tomatoes for serving (optional)
  1. In a bowl add the minced garlic, tamari and hoisin sauces and mix to combine.
  2. Add tofu and toss to combine. Cover and refrigerate to marinate for about 30 minutes or overnight.
  3. Cook the rice according to package directions.
  4. Add the vegan butter and sesame oil to the skillet on medium heat.
  5. When melted, add the marinated tofu and spread out in a single layer.
  6. Sprinkle with coconut sugar and white sesame seeds.
  7. Cook for about 5 minutes per side or until browned.
  8. Serve tofu over a hot bed of rice, garnished with black sesame seeds, fresh tomatoes, and chives.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at