How to Cook Grilled Tofu

A very simple yet healthy weeknight dish. Takes about 25 minutes to prepare, and goes great with steamed rice and broccoli.

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How to Cook Grilled Tofu Recipe
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Drain tofu and wrap it in a bunch of paper towels to absorb the water. Let it sit wrapped for 5-10 minutes or so.

Drain tofu and wrap it in a bunch of paper towels to absorb the water. Let it sit wrapped for 5-10 minutes or so.

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Unwrap the tofu, and slice like a loaf of bread. Slices should be about 1/2 inch thick.

Unwrap the tofu, and slice like a loaf of bread. Slices should be about 1/2 inch thick.

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Put the tofu in a casserole dish and cover with your sauce of choice. Add some fresh ground black pepper, if desired.

Put the tofu in a casserole dish and cover with your sauce of choice. Add some fresh ground black pepper, if desired.

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Let it marinate for 10 minutes or so. You can use this time to make any desired side dishes, like steamed broccoli and white or brown rice.

Let it marinate for 10 minutes or so. You can use this time to make any desired side dishes, like steamed broccoli and white or brown rice.

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Warm up the pan over medium heat.

Warm up the pan over medium heat.

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The tofu looks ready to cook!

The tofu looks ready to cook!

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Cook the tofu for a few minutes until the bottom starts to get golden brown. Flip and cook on the other side for a few minutes.

Cook the tofu for a few minutes until the bottom starts to get golden brown. Flip and cook on the other side for a few minutes.

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When cooked, you can drizzle a little bit more of the sauce over it to keep it moist. Serve with sides, and enjoy!

When cooked, you can drizzle a little bit more of the sauce over it to keep it moist. Serve with sides, and enjoy!

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