Tofu with Sesame Sauce

Tofu with Sesame Sauce


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About this recipe: This tofu dish is quick and easy to make and tastes fab! Blanched tofu is tossed with a sauce made with sesame seed paste, sesame oil, Sichuan mustard tuber and seasonings.


Makes: 2 

  • 150g silken tofu, cut into 1.5cm cubes
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons sesame seed paste (tahini)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 50g tinned Sichuan mustard tuber, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon monosodium glutamate (MSG)

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1min  ›  Ready in:16min 

  1. Blanch the tofu for 1 minute and drain. Transfer tofu to a serving plate. Set aside.
  2. Make the sauce by mixing together the sesame seed paste and sesame oil in a bowl. Add the salt, finely chopped Sichuan mustard tuber sugar and MSG; mix well.
  3. Pour the sauce over the tofu and lightly toss. Serve.


Tinned Sichuan mustard tuber and monosodium glutamate can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality shops or online.

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