Tofu Burgers/ Japanese Style

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is an easy and tasty tofu burger recipe. This recipe makes nice firm burgers that don't fall apart; and using homemade BBQ sauce is the best, but store bought is fine too.
This recipe is from friend who lived in Japan while husband was stationed there.(Lillian M )


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Serves:

4 servings

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
pkg. firm tofu, cubed
1/2 medium
sweet onion, minced
1 medium
carrot, minced
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour or gluten free baking mix
1/2 c
panko bread crumbs or spelt bread crumbs
1 tsp
each dried basil and dried thyme of use 2 teas. mixed herbs
1 dash(es)
ground nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste

BBQ SAUCE:

2 Tbsp
vegan worcester sauce
2 Tbsp
ketchup
2 Tbsp
agave syrup or maple syrup
2 tsp
sriracha sauce, optional spicy

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Burgers:
Microwave the tofu for 2 minutes. Press water out- as much as you can- the more the better.
Heat onion and carrot in hot oil vegetable in skillet, until tender and carrots is soft.
2
Place well pressed tofu, veggies and remaining ingredients into a bowl and mix well to combine, like making regular meat burgers.
3
Divide mixture into 4 portions and shape into burgers.
Fry on both sides over medium heat in a covered pan until burgers are brown , turning once.
4
BBQ Sauce:
Combine all ingredients and spread on burgers.
Add any condiments you desire; such as cabbage salad, pickles, onion, lettuce, tomato, etc....

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces, Spreads, Burgers
Main Ingredient: Tofu/Soy
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom