Pan-Fried Tofu

Tofu is my new favorite addition to cold lunch salads. Luckily, I have an amazing husband who usually cooks it for me. If you don’t have that luxury, you can do it yourself!

Pan-Fried Tofu (Espinosa Kitchen)

Pan-Fried Tofu


  • 1 package extra-firm tofu
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon EVOO (Extra-Virgin Olive Oil)
  • 1 Tablespoon Tamari (real Soy Sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon chili garlic paste or Sriracha

Cooking Tofu:

  1. Place tofu between paper towels and under a large book to release excess moisture.
  2. Dice into small squares and toss in cornstarch.
  3. Heat EVOO in large sauce pan.
  4. Sauté tofu with tamari and chili garlic or Sriracha for about 5 minutes, tossing half way through.

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