Baked tofu — easy healthy meals

Baked tofu — easy healthy meals 

Baked tofu

Baked tofu

 

Tofu, which is often, albeit incorrectly, referred to as cheese, can be likened toa sponge. Little or no own taste, he, like a sponge, ready to gratefully perceiveflavours pickles, sauces and spices, so that in the hands of inept cook tofu turns pale bad taste, while skillful gets almost perfect product, from which you cando literally everything run in the head. Tofu fried, cooked, eaten raw, and today we will baked tofu this recipe: tofu is captivating in its simplicity — only and need thatwithstand the tofu in sweet-sharp-sweet-salty marinade and then bake in the oven. Once you’ve mastered this technique, you can safely get to experiment with Marinades of his own invention.

Complexity — medium

Cooking time — 8:30

 

Ingredients for 2 servings:

  • 300 g of tofu

for the marinade:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Chili pepper, fresh or dried
  • Salt
  • black pepper

Cooking:

Slice the tofu (for this dish better take tofu, which we often sell) -2 1.5 cm thickslices and shallow cut each mesh on both sides — this will help it to better absorb the marinade faster and get ready. Then connect all marinade ingredients in Blender (adjust the amount of Chile according to their own preferences, you can also take the spicy sauce or pasta), punch to uniformity and try: taste the marinade should be quite powerful and bright to fill the pale flavor of tofu. Shifting the tofu in a food container or other container, on all sides, then roll it in marinade and refrigerate for 812 hours.

Removing the tofu out of the refrigerator, place it in a single layer in the baking form or on lightly oiled baking pan, and bake in the oven, preheated to 430F within 15 minutes. After this time turn the tofu slices, brush with marinade and return them to the oven for 10 minutes. Finally, the last time turn the tofu, lubricate the remnants of marinade and cook 5 more minutes: tofu should thoroughly Redden, and even slightly look dark at the edges. Serve tofu with salad or vegetables in hot form, optionally decorated with Greens and sesame seeds.

The tofu can be submitted Asian salad

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