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Beancurd Bites

by in Blog, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian Recipes 19/03/2019

Beancurd Bites

This super easy, quick recipe of marinated tofu bites provides a delicious option. It is nutritious and is definitely a fitness friendly vegetarian addition. If you prefer, you can bake or pan sear them for 10 minutes to get more texture and a different taste.


Serves                                  2

Preparation Time               15 minutes

Cooking Time                     00 minutes

Ready in                              20 minutes

Difficulty Level                    easy


Ingredients

  • 1 (8 oz.) firm tofu
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, tamari
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup or molasses
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 1 dash Tabasco sauce or 1 pinch chili powder
  • ½  teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pinch of white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Method

  • Discard water from tofu package. Wrap a paper towel around tofu and lightly pressed down for at least 10 minutes to drain off access water. Cut into ½ inch cubes. Alternatively, buy flavoured, precut tofu.
  • In a small bowl combine soy sauce, tomato sauce, maple syrup, Tabasco sauce, garlic powder and hot pepper. Drizzle sauce over tofu cubes, toss to coat evenly. Keep ref16rigerated for 5 minutes- minimum.
  • Transfer to serving bowl, sprinkle sesame seeds and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving

Calories

44.9

Total Fat

2.3 g

      Saturated Fat

0.3 g

      Polyunsaturated Fat

1.1 g

      Monounsaturated Fat

0.8 g

Cholesterol

0.0 mg

Sodium

705.4 mg

Potassium

74.6 mg

Total Carbohydrate

4.7 g

      Dietary Fiber

0.5 g

      Sugar

2.5g

Protein

1.9 g

Vitamin A

0.9 %

Vitamin B-6

3.7 %

Vitamin C

1.3 %

Vitamin E

0.9 %

Calcium

2.3 %

Iron

3.8 %

Folate

1.3 %

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