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the best baked tofu

Recipe by
Maggie May Schill
Jacksonville, FL

Tofu absolutely can be delicious! And here is one way how. I love this recipe to eat straight out of the oven, or to refry into a stir fry later. Very versatile. Very yummy.

yield 8 pieces
prep time 1 Hr 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For the best baked tofu

  • 12 oz
    block of extra firm tofu
  • 2 Tbsp
    seasame oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 pinch
    black pepper

How To Make the best baked tofu

  • 1
    Preheat over to 400'Florida Grease a cookie sheet, set aside
  • 2
    Take tofu out of package and drain Place tofu between a couple of paper towels, or clean tarry cloths/dish rags. Place a heavy skillet on top of tofu to press out excess moisture. Let sit pressed at least 1 hour.
  • 3
    Once tofu has been pressed of excess moisture, remove from between the towels and cut it into 2 inch planks. Set aside.
  • 4
    In a small mixing bowl whisky together all other remaining ingredients to make a marinade.
  • 5
    Carefully (avoid breaking tofu) dip the tofu planks in the marinade, covering both sides. Arrange the tofu on the greased cookie sheet and bake for 30 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before handling.