Asian Barbecued Tofu and Vegetables

Joan Hunt


I use my Saladmaster when making this so the recipe is written to fit that but i have added notes on the end of the ingredients that are processed with the cones of it so you can emulate what the Saladmaster does with your food processor or hand graters.

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4 servings



11 in skillet, 5 qt wok


1 pkg
(about 1 lb.) extra-firm, regular tofu


stalks of broccoli cut into bite size pieces
2 medium
zucchini, cut with cone #3 (french fry cone so cuts into short sticks)
1/2 large
red or green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch slices
18 oz
can sliced water chestnuts


1 small
onion, cut with cone #2 (stringer cone so will do a large shredd)
3 clove
garlic, minced
2 tsp
fresh ginger root, grated with cone #1 (shredder cone is good for very fine grating)
8 oz
tomato sauce
1/4 c
hoisin sauce ( found in asian section of grocery store)
2 Tbsp
seasoned rice wine vinegar
1/4 tsp
vegan worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
low sodium soy sauce or tamari
1 Tbsp
spicy brown mustard
1/4 tsp
crushed red pepper
2 tsp
1/4 tsp
five spice powder
1/8 tsp
ground black pepper
sea salt (optional)
2 Tbsp


1Slice the tofu into 1/2-inch thick slices.
2Place them on a few paper towels and cover them with 2 or 3 more. Press lightly to remove some of the moisture from the tofu.
3Cut the slices into triangles or other shapes.
4Pre Heat skillet or square griddle on medium temperature for 2 min. (test to see if ready by adding water to see if it beads), place the tofu slices on heated skillet.
5Brown well on both sides. If it is sticking to the skillet place the lid on to release.
6When they are done, place them in pre heated 5 quart wok, or 11 inch skillet.
7Add 3-5 tbsp of water for Sautéing.
8Add the onions, garlic, and ginger saute’ until the onion softens, about 3 minutes.
9Add the remaining ingredients, vegetables, chestnuts, place the lid on and let cook for 5-8 min. on medium temp-down to low.
10Pour the sauce over the tofu and vegetables and stir well to combine. Serve over brown rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy