Crispy tofu coated in Mongolian sauce.
firm or extra firm tofu
all purpose flour
works well with gluten free flour, too
everything bagel seasoning
or a garlic / onion spice blend
can be substituted for your favourite oil for air frying
Whisk the flour and spices together in a medium bowl.
Rip the tofu into chunks and toss in with flour mixture. Mix well to be sure every piece of tofu is coated.
Add peanut oil to air fryer, add coated tofu to the basket and fry for 10 minutes, stir to break up any chunks and fry for another 5 minutes.
If you have a combination air fryer / pressure cooker / etc you can use the saute setting to make the sauce. If not, you can make it on the stove top. Remove fry basket, with tofu inside.
Add water, soy sauce and brown sugar with saute setting on high and whisk until it starts to thicken.
Add the tofu into the sauce and mix until evenly coated. Serve over rice or quinoa!
Cooking times can vary a lot from air fryer to air fryer, so keep an eye on yours when trying out new recipes to make adjustments.
mongolian, sauce, tofu