Bbq Baked Tofu
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 14 oz extra-firm tofu, drained and pressed
  • 3 Tbsp. peanut oil, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. tamari, divided
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ Tsp. five-spice powder
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cubes Better than Bouillon No-Chicken base
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp. smooth peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp. pomegranate molasses
  • ¼ cup real maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. sriracha
  • 2 Tsp. liquid smoke
  • ½ c pomegranate seeds (opt.)
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Cut the tofu into eighths.
  3. Dredge tofu in 2 Tbsp. peanut oil and 1 Tbsp. tamari
  4. Place in a 9x13 pan..
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, flip, and bake another 15 minutes.
  6. Saute the shallots in the remaining peanut oil over medium heat in a saucepan,
  7. Stir, about 5 minutes.
  8. Add the garlic and five-spice powder and cook 1 more minute.
  9. Mix in the water and soup base and bring to a simmer.
  10. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  11. Lower the heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  12. Once the tofu is done baking, smother it with the sauce, return to the oven.
  13. Bake 15 minutes more. Top with pomegranate seeds if you'd like.
Recipe by Veggie Punk Kitchen at http://veggiepunkkitchen.com/bbq-baked-tofu/