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GretchenS, thanks for the Gingered Greens with Tofu recipe

Val Nov 16, 2006 01:56 AM

We tried it tonight and LOVED it...I think your post was from 2005 but I was looking for a seared tofu recipe for tonight and found yours...link below in case anyone would like to try it. I added some sesame oil and very thinly slivered red bell pepper to it. Really excellent.


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  1. GretchenS RE: Val Nov 16, 2006 11:27 AM

    Oh good, isn't that yummy? Glad you liked it, so do we!

    1. prunefeet RE: Val Nov 16, 2006 01:48 PM

      This looks great, thanks for reposting!

      1. prunefeet RE: Val Nov 16, 2006 01:52 PM

        One question: in step 1 it says to pour the marinade over the tofu, sprinkle 2 T oil, set aside, then to broil it in step 3. Then it says to toss it with the marinade and cooked greens in step 5...but the marinade was already poured over the tofu before broiling...or do you just drizzle a bit of the marinade over the tofu before broiling? That probably makes more sense. What do you do?

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          Val RE: Val Nov 16, 2006 02:35 PM

          What I did: poured marinade over extra firm Nasoya tofu (that I had drained on paper towels with heavy pot on top beforehand) for whatever, like 15 minutes...I didn't use the broiler to brown the tofu, seemed unnecessary...used my nonstick skillet with a little tiny bit of cooking spray...took the cubes of tofu out of the marinade & seared them on both sides in skillet. Removed them from skillet and then took care of the greens/ginger/red bell pepper in same skillet (I think I added a bit of peanut oil to the skillet to cook the greens)...added back the browned tofu and poured in the marinade, bringing to gentle boil to reduce a bit. Not sure how GretchenS does it but this worked for us and we loved some Vietnamese Chili Garlic sauce as a bit of topping over it with basmati rice.

          1. prunefeet RE: Val Nov 16, 2006 02:53 PM

            Thanks Val! This sounds like a great weekday meal. I'm always looking for new things to do with tofu.

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              minhae RE: Val Nov 19, 2006 05:23 AM

              Made this tonight and it was delicious! I always love finding new tofu recipes :D Thanks for bringing this up!

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              1. re: minhae
                Val RE: minhae Nov 19, 2006 11:49 AM

                Minhae, what kind of greens did you use? I used bok choy the night I made it and will probably use kale next time just to see how that tastes.

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                  minhae RE: Val Nov 19, 2006 09:33 PM

                  I actually had some regular cabbage to use up and so I used that, haha. Still tasted awesome! :D

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                HBOO RE: Val Nov 19, 2006 02:28 PM

                What could use substitute for the sherry (non-alcoholic)? This recipe sounds fantastic but my husband doesn't drink (or cook) with alcohol.

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                  Aromatherapy RE: HBOO Nov 20, 2006 04:44 AM

                  Dunno, but the question deserves its own thread.

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