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Baked Tofu

May 31 2006 at 6:02 AM
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Baked Tofu
1 lb firm tofu
2 Tbl toasted seseme oil
2 Tbl soy sauce
1 Tbl rice wine (You can skip this if you don’t have it)
1 Tbl cider or rice vinegar
1 clove garlic, finely minced (use more or less, to taste) or garlic powder (not salt)
2 Tbl onion, finely minced (or onion powder)
1 tsp grated ginger (use more or less, to taste)
3 Tbl water
½ tsp chili paste (optional)

Press tofu for 30 minutes and drain water.

Combine remaining ingredients. Cut tofu into desired sizes and shapes. Marinade in sauce. Put tofu in single layer on baking dish. (Save marinade.)Bake at 375, turning occassionally. OR bake at a lower temp for a longer time to get a drier texture.

Variations:
Instead of the above marinade, use:
BBQ sauce
Spagetti sauce
Sweet sour sauce

 
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