Tofu Steaks

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Tofu Steaks

4 servings
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Vegetarian


  • 2 lbs firm tofu
  • 3 Tbls mirin
  • 3 Tbls soy sauce
  • 1 Tbls fresh ginger grated
  • 1 Tbls garlic chopped
  • 2 Tbls grape seed oil
  • ½ cup cilantro leafs no stems
  • 3 scallions thinly sliced at a angle
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • S + P


  • Drain tofu place in a strainer , put a small pot one top of tofu (helps to remove some of the moisture) leave for 15 minutes,
  • Slice each block of tofu into In 3 equal squares.Spread them out on a sheet pan.Combine soy sauce , ginger , garlic and mirin. Pour this solution over the tofu . Let marinate 15 minutes. Combine cilantro ,scallions, salt + pepper ,vinegar and olive oil in a small vessel .Heat a large non stick or black cast iron frying pan. Add 1 Tbls oil and half of the tofu. Brown slowly 3 to 4 minutes on each side, trying not to disturb the squares as you brown and turn them.Repeat with the remaining tofu. Top off with scallion cilantro mixture.
Keyword tofu