Teriyaki tofu with pak choy

Asian style veggie treat

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Teriyaki tofu with pak choy

  • 30 minutes
  • Serves 2
  • Easy
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PER SERVING 552 kcals, protein 45.2g, carbs 21.4g, fat 31.5g, sat fat 0.1g, fibre 2.5g, salt 2.6g

TOP TIP: Pressing tofu removes excess liquid so it can take on flavours more easily and gives it a firmer texture.

Ingredients

Method

  • tofu 1 block, about 350g, drained
  • teriyaki marinade 4 tbsp
  • ginger a large chunk, peeled and shredded
  • pak choy 2 bunches, quartered
  • sesame oil to serve
  • sesame seeds toasted to serve
  • chilli sauce to serve
  • 1.Wrap the tofu in a few sheets of kitchen paper then weight down for 10 minutes with a heavy chopping board to remove excess liquid.
  • 2.Cut in half horizontally then cut in half again to make 4 pieces. Prick each piece all over with a toothpick or skewer. Pour over the teriyaki marinade and half the ginger and leave for 10 minutes.
  • 3.Steam the pak choy, sprinkle with the rest of the ginger.
  • 4.Heat a non-stick frying pan to hot then add the tofu and marinade. Cook, turning, until glazed and sticky. Serve the tofu on the pak choy with a drizzle of sesame oil, a sprinkle of sesame seeds and some chilli sauce on the side.
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COOK’S NOTES Serve the marinated cooked tofu sliced on top of a noodle soup.