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Tahini-Battered Tofu

Tahini-Battered Tofu

  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    20 m
Queenie

Queenie

Tofu with a light sesame, garlic, and whole wheat batter that can be baked or fried. Great results with little to no oil. My husband likes this recipe.

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  • Calories:
  • 207 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 13.7 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 261 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a shallow baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Mix together the tahini, wheat flour, garlic, egg white, soy sauce, and water in a large bowl. Toss in the tofu, and mix so the tofu is coated. Arrange tofu in prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in preheated oven.
  4. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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Reviews

GROWLYCAT
10

GROWLYCAT

6/8/2003

This was actually pretty good - I left out the flour and the water and added 2tsp lemon juice and made a paste-like batter. I cooked it in a frying pan with a little olive oil. Stuffed it in a pita with tzatiki and fresh tomatoes! YUM!

Blancheskid
10

Blancheskid

7/3/2003

I had my doubts about this recipe, but I had some tahini and about-to-expire tofu that I wanted to use up. I should've trusted my instincts because this was AWFUL!!! (Sorry "Queenie") It was, in fact, inedible. I chose to bake it; maybe frying would have been better but I won't be giving this one another chance.

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kg

12/12/2010

I was intrigued by this concept despite the many negative reviews it received. I decided to give it a try with a few modifications. I used about 6 table spoons tahini instead of 4. I used 2 whole eggs instead of whites only. I used a table spoon of oyster sauce as well as soy. I used up some corriander we had in the fridge. I cut the amount of liquid by half and cut the water with a generous amount of balsamic vinegar. I used white flour since this was what we had on hand. I also added some salt and red chili flakes. I dipped thin slices of extra firm tofu in the batter, leaving some in the bowl. Half way through baking, I poured on the rest of the batter. I baked for 20 minutes at 400 degrees. My partner and I thought this version tasted great.

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