Air Fryer Sticky Sesame Tofu Tacos and Slaw
For a fresh and healthy midweek meal, look no further than this recipe for air fryer tofu tacos served with a zingy slaw.
A feast of flavours here! Sticky Asian tofu, mashed avocado and a fresh herby slaw, all served on soft warm tacos. Perfect party food. You could swap the tofu for sweet potatoes or (bell) peppers.
|firm tofu, pressed and cut into 2cm (¾ inch) cubes
|large red onion, cut into strips
|garlic, finely chopped
|peeled and grated fresh ginger
|toasted sesame oil
|juice of 1 lime
|For the slaw:
|white cabbage, shredded
|spring onions (scallions), sliced
|20g (⅓ cup)
|chopped fresh mint/coriander (cilantro)
|juice of ½ lime
You will need: an air fryer.
Preheat your air fryer to 200°C (400°F) for 2 minutes.
Transfer the tofu cubes, sprayed with some oil, to the basket and air fry for 5 minutes, or until browned on the edges.
Flip and cook for another 7 minutes. While the tofu is cooking, fry the onion in the olive oil in a frying pan for 5–6 minutes. Add the garlic, ginger and chilli flakes and fry for a further minute.
Pour in the soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, maple syrup and half the lime juice. Cook on a medium heat for 2 minutes. Now add the cooked tofu, toss and season to taste.
Mash the avocado in a bowl with the remaining lime juice and season to taste.
To make the slaw, put the cabbage, spring onions, herbs, yogurt and lime juice in a large bowl. Mix well and season to taste.
To serve, heat the tacos according to the pack instructions and then top with the sticky tofu, avocado and crunchy slaw.