Easy Marinated Tofu
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How to easily marinade tofu so it tastes delicious raw, baked, fried, stir fried or air fried, or any other way you can think to cook it. This marinated tofu is a perfect vegan dinner idea for friends and family, or dinner for one. Serve it on it's own, or alongside veggies and/or a grain bowl.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4-6 servings
Tofu Marinade
For the Dish
How to Press Tofu
  1. Remove the tofu from the package and wrap with a clean dish towel.
  2. Place the tofu on a cutting board, and cover with a baking sheet, and something heavy, like a cast iron pan or two. Press for a minimum of 15 mins or even overnight.
  3. Cut tofu into cubes.
  4. In a bowl or tupperware, stir together vinegar, tamari or soy sauce and water.
  5. Add tofu cubes and toss to coat, and allow to marinate for a minimum of 15 minutes, up to 24 hours to absorb marinade.
  6. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a touch of oil.
  7. Add the marinated tofu and cook, stirring occasionally, until all sides are golden brown.
  8. Remove tofu from skillet and set aside.
  9. Add vegetables to the skillet with a touch of oil or water and cook until tender.
  10. Add tofu back in to the pan and stir to combine.
  11. Serve with rice or noodles of choice and garnish with sesame seeds.
Recipe by The Edgy Veg at https://www.theedgyveg.com/2020/02/09/easy-marinated-tofu/