Remove tofu from packaging. In a medium bowl, stir together Hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Cut tofu into bite sized pieces. Heat olive oil in a medium cast iron pan over medium high heat. Drizzle with sesame oil and remove from heat..Making sauce for our sweet and spicy General Tso s Tofu recipe Marinating cubes of tofu in . I eat mostly authentic Asian food, but this was a fun change!.Instructions. Gently mix tofu with flour and cornstarch to coat evenly. Heat oil in a large non stick or cast iron skillet. In the same skillet heat sesame oil over medium heat. Then add sliced shallots and fry until translucent for about min. Now add ketchup, soy sauce, vinegar, and honey..I had a huge triumph today. I finally successfully made tofu. I ve tried cooking with tofu in the past and could never really get it to be the right .