Garlic Ginger Tofu

    40 min

    This easy, braised tofu dish is great served with steamed rice and vegetables for an easy vegan weeknight meal.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 3 tablespoons rapeseed oil
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 good knob root ginger, minced
    • 1 lime
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, or to taste
    • 900g (2 lb) firm tofu

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Heat oil in a wok or frying pan over medium heat. Stir in garlic and ginger, and cook for 1 minute. Add tofu to the pan with soy sauce, and stir to coat. Cover, and continue cooking for 20 to 30 minutes.
    2. Squeeze lime juice over tofu before serving.

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    Tasty  -  18 Apr 2012


    Had this with ramen and stir-fried vegetables, was nice but did soak up a lot of oil!  -  23 Feb 2012


    The tofu took in a lot of oil during cooking, but then it went with a stir fry and I use very little oil in that, so it worked really well...  -  16 Jul 2011