Sesame tofu katsu with rice and green peas

5 1 ratings
Total time 30 mins
10 mins preparation time
20 mins cooking time

The hero of this vegan dish is tofu in a crispy sesame seed and cornflake coating, accompanied by a sweet and savoury sauce with chives. It tastes great served with rice, which gains character thanks to the addition of green peas and tangy pomegranate seeds.

Ingredients

2 portion(s)
100 g
basmati rice
50 g
green peas
1 tsp
chopped mint
2 tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
grated lemon zest
1 pinch
of pepper
 ½ 
pomegranate (seeds only)
180 g
tofu
3 tbsp
almond milk
1 tbsp
potato starch
15 g
sesame seeds
20 g
corn flakes
2 tbsp
olive oil

Sauce:

2 tbsp
maple syrup
1 tbsp
chopped chives
Nutritional facts (per portion): 2407 kJ  /  575 kcal
20.5 g Fat
21 g Protein
75.5 g Carbohydrates

Preparation

Step 1

Rinse the rice, add to a pan with double the amount of water, and cook for 10 minutes. Cook the peas until tender, and mix them with the rice, chopped mint, lemon zest, lemon juice, pepper, and pomegranate seeds.

Step 2

Soak the tofu in a mixture of Kikkoman Gluten-free Soy Sauce combined with almond milk and potato starch. Coat all over in sesame seeds and crushed cornflakes, then fry in olive oil until golden brown.

Step 3

Cut the fried tofu into slices and serve it with the rice. Mix together the Kikkoman Gluten-free Soy Sauce, maple syrup, sesame oil, and chives and drizzle over the tofu and rice.

Tip

Instead of green peas, you can use brussels sprouts.

Recipe-ID: 1209

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Rinse the rice, add to a pan with double the amount of water, and cook for 10 minutes. Cook the peas until tender, and mix them with the rice, chopped mint, lemon zest, lemon juice, pepper, and pomegranate seeds.

Soak the tofu in a mixture of Kikkoman Gluten-free Soy Sauce combined with almond milk and potato starch. Coat all over in sesame seeds and crushed cornflakes, then fry in olive oil until golden brown.

Cut the fried tofu into slices and serve it with the rice. Mix together the Kikkoman Gluten-free Soy Sauce, maple syrup, sesame oil, and chives and drizzle over the tofu and rice.

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