Sesame Crusted Tofu

Looking for an instagram worthy recipe without a ton of ingredients? This meal should do the trick! Tofu is coated in rich umami miso paste, rolled in black and white sesame seeds and toasted in the pan for a rich and filling dinner. As always, I hope you give this recipe a try and let me know what you think. Enjoy!

2-3 Servings – 1 Hour


  • 1 Block of Extra Firm Tofu
  • 2 Tbs Miso Paste
  • 1/2 Cup Sesame Seeds – Black & White
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Sesame Oil
  • Honey, Scallions, Soy &/or Sriracha for Topping


  1. Press tofu in clean kitchen towel for at least 30 minutes between 2 plates. Stack cans on the top plate for added pressure.
  2. Cut tofu into short stick shapes & prep two plates – one with miso paste and one with sesame seeds.
  3. Gently roll tofu sticks in miso one by one to lightly coat then roll in sesame seeds and place on clean plate.
  4. Once all of the tofu is prepped, heat 1 tsp of vegetable oil & 1/2 tsp sesame oil in nonstick pan over medium heat. Add tofu to pan without overcrowding and cook approx. 7 minutes on each side until tofu begins brown and get a crisp skin.
  5. Serve over rice with your favorite steamed veggies for a full meal and top with scallions, honey, soy &/or sriracha. Enjoy!

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Published by coryfcooks

Unprofessional Cook, Professional Eater | Living in Florida with my soon to be husband and our French Bulldog, Louis.

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