Rose's Recipes

I'm sharing with you some recipes from my kitchen.    I hope you enjoy them!

Orange Tofu

Introduce yourself to tofu.

This dish is delicious!

Prep Time:

20 minutes


4 - 6



White rice

1 tray firm tofu, approximately 16 oz

Sesame seeds



2 Tbsp olive oil

3 cloves garlic, crushed

1 tsp ginger, grated

1 tsp chili flakes

1 cup water

juice of 1 orange

2/3 cup rice vinegar

1 cup honey

3 Tbsp tomato paste

4 Tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp sea salt

4 tsp corn starch + 4 tsp water

Tofu coating: should resemble consistency of pancake batter

2 cup flour

2 Tbsp corn starch

2 tsp garlic salt

1 tsp ground black pepper

2 cup COLD soda water


Part 1

4 preps:

 1) Put 2 cups rice in rice cooker

 2) Combine 4 tsp cornstarch with 4 tsp water, set aside

 3) Dice tofu into 1/2 inch cubes, wrap in towel to drain as much water out as possible. It is helpful to rest a heavy pan on top to maximize results

 4) Heat 2 cups vegetable oil to 350 degrees

Part 2

Make sweet orange sauce

In a wok, saute the garlic, ginger and chili 

Add the next 7 ingredients

Bring to a boil

Simmer for 10 minutes, reducing to create a thickened sauce

Part 3

Dip tofu into soda water batter

Fry in hot oil, 4 minutes or until golden brown

Drain on paper towels

It will take 4 batches to fry all the tofu using a standard pan

Stir tofu into orange sauce

Serve on rice

Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced scallions


Set aside an hour to create this delicious meal. Prep is short, but all the steps require constant attention. Make sure to chop up a few green onions to top it off and give it the professional look.