22 July 2010

No Meat Zone Recipes: Vegan Tofu Steaks With Spicy Peanut Crust


Tofu Steaks With Spicy Peanut Crust
This recipe is featured in Jean Pare’s Company’s Coming series.

  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil (for flavor)
  • 1 lb pkg medium tofu, cut crosswise into 8 slices
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp sliced green onion
  • 1 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp medium unsweetened coconut
  • 2 tbsp sliced green onion
  • 1 tbsp lime juice

Preheat broiler. In a frying pan, heat cooking and sesame oils on medium-high. Add tofu. Sprinkle with salt. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side until starting to brown.

Transfer to greased baking sheet with sides.

In a small bowl, stir together peanut butter, 1 tbsp green onion, chili sauce, and soy sauce until smooth. Spread over tofu. Sprinkle with coconut. Broil on center rack in oven for about 3 minutes until coconut is golden.

Sprinkle with second amount of green onion. Drizzle with lime juice.

Makes 8 servings.

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