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Aji Baked Tofu With Black Sesame Seeds

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“This recipe calls for Aji Sesame Oil-- a sesame oil that has been infused with red chilies and is SPICY. I accidentally bought it at my local asian grocery and am now hooked. You can typically find black sesame seeds at asian grocery stores as well. This tofu goes beautifully over sticky brown rice, crunchy steamed broccoli and a little soy sauce drizzled over the whole shebang. I'm a single lady who loves to chow down, so this recipe was a perfect entree-sized amount for just me, but could probably be split between two people willing to share.”
6 slices

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. preheat over to 350 degrees.
  2. slice up tofu into half-inch thick slices.
  3. place in baking dish.
  4. coat lightly with sesame oil and soy sauce, mixing up a bit to make sure all slices are evenly coated.
  5. place in oven on middle rack.
  6. turn tofu slices every 10 minutes until both sides are evenly browned.
  7. meanwhile, toast black sesame seeds in a sautee pan over medium-high
  8. heat until they are starting to become fragrant, lighter in color and pop a bit.
  9. sprinkle toasted sesame seeds over tofu and anything you've piled the tofu on top of.

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