Grilled Asian Tofu

  • Yield 4 servings

Marinate tofu “steaks” in a blend of soy sauce, sesame oil and other Asian seasonings and grill or broil for a high-protein meatless entrée.

A 1-pound block of tofu yields 4 to 5 tofu “steaks”

Ingredients

1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari
2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon mirin
2 teaspoons grated ginger root
1 garlic clove, minced
1 pound firm or extra-firm tofu cut into 1-inch-thick

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients except tofu in a nonreactive baking dish. Lay the tofu steaks in a single layer in this marinade and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. When ready to cook, heat a gas or charcoal grill. Drain steaks form marinade and grill 4 minutes per side, or oven broil about 2 inches from the heating element 6 minutes per side.

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