Crispy Honey Soy Tofu
(Serves 4 in a multi-dish meal)
- 2 firm / extra firm tofu sliced to 1/4 inch thickness (about 350g)
- 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 tsp white/rice vinegar
- 1 tsp sambal chilli optional or to taste
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 lemongrass ends only and sliced
- 1 to 2 tbsp oil
- Another 1 tsp oil
- Chopped cilantro and fried shallot to garnish
Dry tofu with kitchen towel.
Pan fry over medium high heat until golden brown on both sides.
In a saucepan, add 1 tsp oil and saute lemongrass and garlic until it starts to turn golden.
Pour in dark soy, honey, vinegar, and chilli.
Give it a stir, and lower heat to simmer.
Allow sauce to thicken. (sauce will thicken further when cooled)
Drizzle sauce over golden tofu just before serving.
Garnish with cilantro and fried shallot.