Sweet & Spicy Tofu

Mar 24, 2021 3:41:31 PM Carly Hanellin

This vegetarian-friendly recipe became a spark of inspiration for Chef Maggie after creating our Sweet & Spicy Chicken Legs, for our Rosh Hashanah Menu.
 
Using a marinade with balanced ingredients like citrus and spicy pepper, our members say this dish is so delicious you'll want more even after you've finished. Enjoy our full recipe below!
 
Eat Well.
 tofu
Sweet & Spicy Tofu

SERVES  2 SERVINGS
PREP TIME  9 HOURS
COOK TIME  20 MINS

 

Ingredients
 
Extra Firm Tofu - Pressed 1 lb
Navel Orange 1/2 each
Lemon Juice 1 3/8 tbsp
Olive Oil 3 tbsp
Whole Grain Mustard 2 tbsp
Honey 3 tbsp
Aleppo Pepper Flakes 1/4 tsp
Garlic - Minced 1 each
Thyme - Dried 3/4 tsp
Salt 1/2 tbsp
   
Directions
 
1. Drain & press tofu overnight. (watch here)
 
2. Dice pressed tofu into 1 inch cubes.
 
3. In a mixing bowl whisk together the orange juice, orange zest, lemon juice, olive oil, whole
grain mustard, honey, red pepper flakes, garlic, thyme, and salt. Reserve 1/3 of mixture to toss
with tofu at the end.
 
4. Add tofu to a large mixing bowl and add the marinade. Massage to make sure everything is
evenly coated with the marinade. Let marinate for 30 minutes - 1 hour.
 
5. Preheat the oven to 350°F
 
6. Place tofu on parchment lined sheet pan in single layer. Roast in oven for about 10
minutes, then turn pans. Roast for another 10 minutes or until tofu is cooked and slightly crispy around
the edges. If needed, turn pans again and roast for an additional 10 minutes. Toss tofu with
reserved sauce. Feel free to add some fresh herbs before enjoying as well! 
 

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