Friday, March 19, 2010

Baked Tofu with Peanut Sauce

 Baked Tofu with Peanut Sauce


2 tablespoons tamari sauce (wheat free)
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated peeled
14 ounces container firm tofu, drained well

Baking Sauce:

1/2 teaspoon chili and garlic sauce
1 tablespoon peanut butter, chunky natural-style
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

Combine the tamari sauce, sesame oil, and fresh ginger. 

Drain the tofu and place block between paper towels.  Allow paper towels to absorb moisture for ten minutes.  Then remove paper towel and dry tofu with another piece of paper towel.  Slice into 1/2" cubes.

Gently toss marinade with tofu.  Allow to sit for 30 minutes.   Then arrange in a baking dish, take care not to stack cubes.  Bake at 450 degrees F. for 10 minutes.

Make baking sauce and pour over tofu mixture, combining gently.  Continue to bake for 10 minutes more.

Remove from heat and allow to cool.  Serve at room temperature.

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