crispy tofu & plantain bowls

wrap the tofu in

paper towel and press it

with something heavy

previous version, 4 servings

1.5 c rice cooked in 1 c water, 1 can coconut milk, pinch salt, 1 t minced garlic; 2 lbs tofu, pressed, sliced; 1 plantain, sliced; cornstarch, salt, canola oil; glaze: zest & juice of 1 lime, 1/2 c maple syrup, 1 T tamari, 1 T corn starch, canola oil; toppings: mango, avocado, kimchi, cilantro, green onion, mango coconut pepper sauce

toss tofu & plantain in cornstarch & salt; heat oil to shimmering, fry until crispy; remove from pan, deglaze with glaze ingredients, adding oil if needed; divide glaze between tofu and mango; assemble with toppings

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