Asian Tofu Cakes Recipe

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Looking for an easy Asian Tofu Cakes recipe? Learn how to make Asian Tofu Cakes using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by happygal

Makes 4 servings



These tofu cakes are delicious served with steamed rice and sautéed vegetables

Recipe Ingredients for Asian Tofu Cakes

1 tbs. sesame seeds
15 oz firm tofu, rinsed and drained
5 egg whites
1/3 cup whole-wheat flour
1 tbs. grated fresh ginger
1 medium carrot, shredded
3 scallions (green part only), thinly sliced; reserve 1 tsp. for sauce
1/4 cup fresh parsley
1 tbs. soy sauce
2 tsp. toasted sesame oil, more if needed
3 tbs. soy sauce
1/2 tsp. toasted sesame oil or chili oil
1/2 tsp. rice vinegar

Recipe Directions for Asian Tofu Cakes

  1. Directions:

  2. 1. In small skillet, toast sesame seeds until golden brown, stirring often, 1 minute. Transfer to small plate and set aside.

  3. 2. Pat tofu dry with paper towel and place in medium bowl. Mash tofu with fork until it resembles chopped eggs.

  4. 3. Mix in egg whites, flour, ginger, scallions, soy sauce and salt and white pepper to taste, until well blended.

  5. 4. In large nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons sesame oil.

  6. 5. Add about 1/4 cup tofu mixture per cake to skillet, flattening with back of spoon to form small cakes. Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.

  7. 6. Meanwhile, make sauce. In small bowl, mix soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar and reserved scallion.

  8. 7.To serve tofu cakes, sprinkle with sesame seeds and accompany with sesame-soy sauce on the side

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian, Kosher

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 211.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
204
Calories from Fat
81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1007mg
42%
Potassium
423mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
16.7g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
15.9g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 22% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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