Crispy Tofu Fries

with Miso Peanut Dip­ping Sauce

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with Miso Peanut Dip­ping Sauce P. 21


1 12-oz pkg ex­tra-firm or­ganic tofu

3 tbsp white miso paste

2 tbsp nat­u­ral peanut but­ter

2 tbsp fresh lime juice

2 tbsp raw honey

1∕8 tsp ground cayenne pep­per

2 tbsp potato starch

½ tsp ground black pep­per

2 tbsp olive oil

1. Blot tofu with pa­per towel. Place be­tween 2 plates and weight down with a cook­book or can of beans for 1 hour.

2. Mean­while, pre­pare dip­ping sauce: In a bowl, whisk to­gether miso paste, peanut but­ter, lime juice, honey and cayenne with 2 tbsp wa­ter, or to de­sired con­sis­tency. Set aside.

3. Slice pressed tofu into ½-inch sticks, re­sem­bling fries. Mix potato starch and pep­per to­gether on a plate. Roll tofu sticks through potato starch mix­ture to evenly coat.

4. In a large cast iron skil­let on medium-high, heat oil. Work­ing in batches, cook tofu sticks un­til golden brown on all sides, flip­ping with tongs, 45 to 60 sec­onds per side. Trans­fer to a plate and keep warm while cook­ing re­main­ing tofu.

5. Serve warm with dip­ping sauce.

PER SERV­ING (1∕4 of tofu fries and 2 tbsp sauce): Calo­ries: 275, To­tal Fat: 16 g, Sat. Fat: 2 g, Mo­noun­sat­u­rated Fat: 8 g, Polyun­sat­u­rated Fat: 5 g, Carbs: 23 g, Fiber: 2 g, Sug­ars: 12 g, Pro­tein: 11 g, Sodium: 357 mg, Choles­terol: 0 mg

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