Sticky Tofu

Sticky Tofu

Special thank you to our friends at Friendly City Food Co-op in Harrisonburg, Virginia for this delicious treat!

In the month of October, we celebrate co-ops. Why? Because they are awesome! We feature recipes from co-ops around the country in our special Recipe Guide. Coming soon!


  • 1 lb firm or extra firm tofu
Dry Mixture:
  • 3 cups corn starch
  • 1 tsp sage
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped fine
  • 1 ½ cups sweet Thai chili sauce
  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 T lime juice


  1. Mix all dry mixture ingredients together.
  2. Cut tofu into 1 inch cubes.
  3. Toss tofu in dry mixture. Allow to sit for one hour.
  4. Fry tofu pieces in 330° oil – fry in small batches to prevent spattering, carefully turning the pieces in oil for even cooking.
  5. Remove and drain.
  6. Toss crisp pieces in sauce. Coat evenly.
  7. Serve topped with peanuts and scallions.