Sesame Encrusted Tofu Steaks

I love tofu!

But, it gets such a bad rap for no reason and it’s so good for us! We eat it each week; sometimes several times per week. I eat it because I love it, but it also inadvertently helps reduce my menopausal hot flashes. I will link some articles at the bottom of this recipe so you can research for yourself how soybeans is not the breast-cancer causing, thyroid-damaging food the beef industry wants us to think it is.

Anyone writing articles about health, that regurgitates that eating cruciferous vegetables and eating soy damage your thyroid health or causes cancer, needs to not be in the health industry and is someone I know not to follow. It’s antiquated, unfounded, and ridiculously false information and it makes me very angry and frustrated. So read to the end of you also love soy — you’ll be happy you did!

The tofu steak recipe is from recipe tin, here.

Ingredients:

Tofu – Four 1/2 inch thick pieces

1 -egg, beaten

4 – Tbsp. – Sesame seeds

4 -Tablespoons gluten-free flour, (regular flour if you can eat it)

3-4 garlic cloves, sliced thin

Green onions, for garnish

Oil for cooking

Directions:

Cut tofu into 1/2 inch pieces

Coat in flour

Dip in egg

Coat in sesame seeds

Fry until each side and the edges are brown

Remove tofu steaks, and set aside.

Fry slices of garlic until browned and garnish tofu steaks with it.

Top with green onions.

Soy Scallion Sauce: This sauce recipe is from my Big book of Korean cooking by Maangchi, page 130.

1 Tablespoon – Soy sauce

1 teaspoon – vinegar

1 teaspoon- toasted sesame seeds

Red pepper flakes, to taste, (gochugaru if you have it.)

1 – Tablespoon chopped scallions

Mix and top the tofu steaks with it.

Serve with broccoli and rice. Yum!

Very important articles regarding soy below! 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻

Article 1: Nutrition Facts of Soy https://nutritionfacts.org/topics/soy/?fbclid=IwAR200ro9aPujAcU-gQqyvdUQjN7GmCb_U40BIAHu3aVGQJs0-Cfdy8XOh28

Article 2 Soy: The Crucial Link https://nutritionstudies.org/crucial-soy-link/

Article 3 Role of Soy in Prostrate Cancer Prevention and Treatment https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-role-of-soy-foods-in-prostate-cancer-prevention-and-treatment/

Article 4 Can Soy Suppress Thyroid Function? https://nutritionfacts.org/questions/can-soy-suppress-the-thyroid/

Article 5 Should Women at High-Risk for Breast Cancer Avoid Soy? https://nutritionfacts.org/video/should-women-at-high-risk-for-breast-cancer-avoid-soy/

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