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tofu banh mi


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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total: 85 minutes

Servings: 2


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Step 1

Combine all the ingredients for the tofu marinade EXPECT the cooking oil in a large, shallow dish. Slice the tofu into (4) 1/4" slices and place in the marinade so that tofu is completely submerged. Marinate for at least 1 hour.

Step 2

Combine the ingredients for the pickled vegetables in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Step 3

In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the Creamy Banh Mi Sauce. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Step 4

Once tofu is marinated, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the tofu. Cook for about 5 minutes per side, until the tofu is dark and crispy.

Step 5

Cut the baguette in half and then slice each baguette lengthwise to open. Generously spread the creamy Banh Mi sauce over both sides of each baguette. Add cooked tofu and a small handful of pickled carrots and cucumber. Top with fresh cilantro and jalapeño and serve immediately.