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Chinese five-spice powder is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, star anise, and Szechuan peppercorns. It makes a great spice rub and can also be tossed with roasted vegetables.
Toast sesame seeds 5 minutes in dry skillet, or until fragrant, shaking often. Set aside.
Plunge orange zest in pot of boiling water. Simmer 3 minutes, then drain.
Bring orange juice, vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, brown sugar, five-spice powder, star anise, and half of orange zest to a boil in skillet over medium heat. Add tofu, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 8 to 10 minutes, or until all liquid has evaporated. Cook 3 to 4 minutes more, or until tofu cubes are browned, shaking pan occasionally. Garnish with green onions, sesame seeds, and remaining orange zest.
- Calories 391
- Carbohydrate Content 22 g
- Cholesterol Content 0 mg
- Fat Content 22.5 g
- Fiber Content 6 g
- Protein Content 33 g
- Saturated Fat Content 3 g
- Sodium Content 284 mg
- Sugar Content 10 g