Turmeric Sesame Lemongrass Tofu

Ingredients: Makes 6 servings

2 tbsp water
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/8 oz chopped lemongrass
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp lime juice
2 tsp tahini
1 lb tofu

Directions:

  1. Trim tough ends from lemongrass. Roughly chop lemongrass.
  2. In a blender, combine lemongrass, sesame oil, tahini, soy sauce, maple syrup, garlic, lime juice, turmeric, water and salt. Blend until smooth.
  3. Drain tofu. Optional: Mark tofu blocks on a grill prepared with pan spray. Cut tofu into 1/2" cubes.
  4. Toss tofu with lemongrass marinade. Allow tofu to marinate overnight or for at least 2 hours.
  5. Prepare a baking sheet with pan spray. Place tofu on pan, discard excess marinade.
  6. Bake in a 350F degree oven until golden brown, about 10-15 minutes.

Serving size:
4 ounces;  Makes: 6 servings

Nutrition information:
Per 1-cup serving: 215 calories, 13 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 180 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrates, 1 g sugar, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein

Recipe Source:
Recipe provided by FLIK Hospitality Group 

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