How To Make Asian Tofu

Asian Tofu Recipe

This tasty Asian tofu was the first meatless recipe my fiance made for me. It's a wonderful light protein and is so easy to pair with broiled or grilled veggies such as eggplant, asparagus or even tomatoes.

Ingredients :
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 green onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 package (14 ounces) extra-firm tofu

Whisk together first 6 ingredients. Cut tofu lengthwise into 3/8-in. thick slices; cut each slice in half diagonally to make triangles. Place tofu and marinade in a large shallow bowl; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate 3-5 hours, turning occasionally
Preheat broiler. Reserving marinade, place tofu in a 15x10x1-in. pan. Drizzle remaining marinade over tops. Broil 5-6 in. from heat until lightly browned and heated through, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts :
2 slices: 208 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 440mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat, 1 lean meat.

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