General Tao Tofu
General Tao Tofu
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General Tao Tofu

25 MIN
15 MIN






  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Set aside.


  1. In a large bowl, dredge the tofu in the cornstarch. Shake to remove any excess and set aside on a plate.
  2. In a wok over high heat, heat the oil. Fry half of the tofu at a time until lightly browned. Season with salt and pepper. Using a slotted spoon, remove the tofu from the wok and drain on paper towels.
  3. In the same wok, fry the onions, ginger and garlic for 1 to 2 minutes. Add oil, if needed. Add the sauce and bring to a boil. Add the tofu and cook, stirring to warm through, and coat thoroughly with the sauce. Serve with rice and broccoli.


For firm tofu, we use the Soyarie brand.

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  1. Scrumptious. My husband said it's the most delicious homemade tofu dish he's ever had. I concur. Next time, I will definitely double the sauce and add the broccoli to the wok. Welcome to the regular recipe lineup, Genreal Tao Tofu!

  2. WOW - absolutely amazing. This will definitely be added to the dinner rotation.

  3. J’ai fait ceci ce soir et tout le monde ont aimer moi avec :) Facile et vraiment delicieux. Je vais en refaire c’est sur!

  4. Wow facile et delicieux!!!!!

  5. OMG, this recipe is a keeper!!! The sauce is incredible and since my boyfriend is still not into tofu, I made chicken meatballs and used the G-Tao Sauce with some basmati rice....Sooo good!

  6. My cousin made this for me because I am vegetarian and O...M....G is this ever delicious. When they ask me what I want to eat...this is it. No need to be veggie, I know a few people who tried this recipe and are making it often.

  7. Love this recipe, I've made it a few times.

  8. Got it right the first try and ever since. You can prepare the sauce without the cornstarch (potato starch) and keep it in the fridge until the next day for cooking. just add the starch when ready to cook

  9. Great recipe. Have made this 3 times so far. It's becoming a weekly staple. Added some yellow bell pepper tonight. Yum!

  10. Yummy! I added a pineapple bits to add a little extra something!

  11. Great recipe, double the sauce for extra and made it in my actifry, WOW!!!! This recipe is a do it again.

  12. Made this and it was so easy and quick! Delicious...I added some chili flakes for a little extra spice, but this is very kid friendly too!

  13. OMG, this was delicious and will make again, I did double the sauce recipe and used less brown sugar as suggested by other comments.

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