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Sesame Tofu 'n Scallions

What you need: 

1 16 oz. package of firm/extra firm tofu
5-6 tablespoons sesame/vegetable oil (really any oil that you'd like)
1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons German Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon vegan "honey" (other sweeteners could include brown rice syrup or maple syrup)
½ to 3/4 cup scallions

What you do: 

In a small mixing bowl or measuring cup, add the 3 tablespoons oil, mustard, soy sauce and sweetener of your choice. Mix together well.
Pat your tofu dry and make 4-5 slices, which you can then cut in half as well.
In a medium sized skillet, add the other 2-3 tablespoons oil and put on medium heat.
Place the tofu on the skillet and cook on high-medium heat. Continue frying tofu until it's a light-golden brown color. At this point you can add your sesame marinade and pour into the pan over the tofu.
After the tofu has cooked in the marinade for a few minutes you can add the scallions and cook for another couple of minutes. Serve and enjoy.

Preparation Time: 
15-20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
2
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

Anonymous

Very tasty but, to me, it didn't taste like any sesame tofu I've ever had.  Too mustardy. 

Per the suggestions in the other reviews, I cut the oil and it still tasted good.  Will make this again.

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Happily surprised.

As I was mixing the honey and dijon mustard, I thought 'ohh I am NOT going to feel well tonight' but this was actually good!
I would however, cut the oil in half.
No one needs that much oil in their life.
I had this over brown rice and with a side of steamed veggies.

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This is yummy!  I toss some sesame seeds over the tofu before I serve (to myself) for a little more sesame flavor and to make it prettier.

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