Jump to RecipeEmail Me This RecipeAs an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.This sticky sesame tofu recipe combines cornstarch-coated crispy pan-fried tofu tossed in a mouthwatering, sweet, savory, tangy sesame sauce! A delicious gluten-free, vegan protein for noodles, stir-fries, and more! Table of contentsWhat Is Sesame Tofu?The Ingredients and SubstitutesThe Crispy TofuThe Sesame SauceWhat Could I Add to Vegan Sesame Tofu?How to Make Sesame Tofu?FAQsPro Recipe TipsStorage InstructionsWhat to Serve With Sticky Sesame Tofu?More Easy Tofu Recipes Want to save this recipe?Enter your email & get this sent to your inbox! Plus you’ll get great new recipes from us every week!Name *Email *Save Recipe What Is Sesame Tofu? There are actually two main types of sesame tofu recipes.The first encrusts the protein in sesame seeds for crunch and flavor (which is also super delicious).
The second, and one we’re making, is a ‘sticky sesame tofu’ made by coating pan-fried tofu in a thick and sticky sesame-based sauce.The sesame tofu sauce is a mouthwatering, delicious blend of sweet, savory, tangy, aromatic flavors with ingredients like garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar (or maple syrup), and sesame seeds.It completely transforms bland tofu into morsels of pure flavor.
Meanwhile, the cornstarch coating lends itself to super crispy pan-fried tofu.Best of all, you can throw sticky garlic ginger sesame tofu together in just 30 minutes with