Health Coach Counseling

Tofu Teriyaki

Prep time: 
  • 15 minutes

Prep notes: 
  • Marinade Time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 
  • 30 minutes

  • 4 people

  • 1/2 cup tamari
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1 pound extra firm tofu, cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 or more tablespoon olive oil

  • Combine tamari, ginger, lemon juice, honey and lemon rind in a small bowl.
  • Place tofu slices in a single layer in a baking pan and pour marinade over them.
  • Turn to coat.
  • Allow tofu to marinate at least 30 minutes, or up to two hours in the fridge.
  • Remove tofu and reserve marinade.
  • Combine flour and pepper on a plate.
  • Dip tofu slices into flour mixture, turning to coat.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan.
  • Brown tofu in oil, about 5 minutes per side, adding oil as needed.
  • When all slices are browned, add reserved marinade and simmer 10 minutes.

  • Add in some steamed or blanched veggies, such as carrots, cauliflower or broccoli in the last few minutes of cooking.