Kako pripremiti tofu (How to prepare tofu)

Presovanje tofua

Potrebno: tofu, 2 posluzavnika, teske knjige, 2 kuhinjske krpe, papirni ubrusi.

Priprema:

1. Izvaditi tofu iz pakovanja i ocediti od vode.
2. Iseci tofu na kocke oko 2-3 cm.
3. Na posluzavnik staviti kuhinjsku krpu, preko poredjati papirne ubruse. Poredjati kockice tofua (u jedan sloj), prekriti papirnim ubrusima, a zatim prekriti kuhinjskom krpom i staviti drugi posluzavnik.
4. Poredjati teske knjige i ostaviti 1 sat.
5. Mokre papirne ubruse zameniti suvim i ostaviti jos 1 sat.

Marinada za tofu
Ova kolicina sastojaka dovoljna je za 350g tofua. Tofu ne drzati u marinadi duze od 8 sati, tj. nije pogodno cuvati tofu u marinadi, pa kad vam je potrebno da izvadite.

Sastojci: presovan tofu, 4 kasike Tamari ili Šoju soja sosa, 1 kasika svezeg soka od limete ili limuna, 1 kasika meda ili agava sirupa, 1 cen belog luka (rendanog na sitno), 1 komad djumbira (oko 2cm) rendanog na sitno.

Priprema:

1. U pliću posudu staviti tofu (u jedan sloj).
2. Pomesati sve sastojke i dobro sjediniti, i preliti preko tofua. Okrenuti nekoliko puta da sve strane tofua budu prekrivene marinadom.
3. Prekriti posudu plasticnoj folijom i ostaviti u frizideru barem 2 sata a moze i duze. Povremeno okrenite tofu.

Tofu pecen u rerni

Potrebno: mariniran tofu, pleh za pecenje, papir za pecenje, malo kokosovog ili maslinovog ulja ili malo otopljenog putera.

Priprema:

1. U pleh staviti papir za pecenje. Poredjati mariniran tofu (u jedan sloj), lagano poprskati uljem ili otopljenim puterom.
2. Peci u prethodno zagrejanoj rerni na 200 C 15-20 minuta, zatim okrenuti tofu i peci jos 15-20 minuta tj. dok ne postane zlatno braon.

Tofu przen u tiganju

Potrebno: mariniran tofu, 1-2 kasika kokosovog ulja, ne lepljiv tiganj (keramicki, teflon…), dobro zagrejano ulje.

Priprema:

1. U tiganju, na srednjoj temperaturi (4), zagrejati ulje. Staviti pola kolicine tofua i prziti oko 3-5 minuta, dok ne postane zlatne boje. Zatim okrenuti i peci jos oko 3-5 minuta. Ponoviti isto sa drugim delom tofua.

Napomena: da tofu ne bi zagoreo, ako je potrebno smanjiti temperaturu.

Marinada za tofu sa suvim biljem
Ova kolicina sastojaka dovoljna je za 450g tofua.

Sastojci: 3 kasike Tamari ili Šoja soja sosa, 70ml svezeg soka od limuna, 2 kasike maslinovog ulja, 2 kasike suvog bilja (1 kasika ruzmarina, 1/2 kasike origana i 1/2 kasike mirodjije), 2 cena belog luka (rendanog na sitno).

Priprema: ista kao kod Marinada za tofu (iznad).

Marinada za tofu na italijanski nacin
Ova kolicina sastojaka dovoljna je za 450g tofua.

Sastojci: 2 kasike Tamari soja sosa, 120ml belog vina, 2 kasike maslinovog ulja, 2 kasike balzamiko sirceta, 2 kasike svezeg soka od limuna, 2 cena belog luka (rendanog na sitno), mesavina suvog bilja (1/2 kasicice bosiljka, 1/2 kasicice majorana, 1/2 kasicice timijana).

Priprema: ista kao kod Marinada za tofu (iznad).

Marinada za tofu sa rumom i korom od pomorandze
Ova kolicina sastojaka dovoljna je za 450g tofua.

Sastojci: 2 kasike tamnog ruma, 1 kasika rendane kore od pomorandze, 2 kasike svezeg soka od limete ili limuna, 2 kasike Tamari ili Šoja soja sosa, 1 kasika agava sirupa, 1 kasika ulja od repice, prstohvat mlevenog kima, prstohvat pimenta.

Priprema: ista kao kod Marinada za tofu (iznad).

Pressing tofu

Ingredients: tofu, 2 trays, heavy books, 2 kitchen towels, paper towels.

Preparation:

1. Remove the tofu from the package and drain the water.
2. Cut tofu into cubes approximately 2-3 cm.
3. On the tray, put a kitchen towel, place paper towels over. Sort diced tofu (in one layer), cover with paper towels, then cover with kitchen towel and put the other tray.
4. Place heavy books and leave for 1 hour.
5. Wet paper towels replace with dry and leave another 1 hour.

Marinade for tofu
This quantity of ingredients is enough for 350g of tofu. Do not keep tofu in a marinade for more than 8 hours, ie. not suitable for keeping the tofu in the marinade, so when you need to take out.

Ingredients: pressed tofu, 4 tablespoons Tamari or Shoyu soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of fresh lime or lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of honey or agave syrup, 1 clove of garlic (finely grated), 1 piece of ginger (about 2 cm) finely grated.

Preparation:

1. In shallow dish put tofu (in one layer).
2. Mix all ingredients and combine well, and pour over the tofu. Turn several times so that all sides of tofu are covered with marinade.
3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and leave in the refrigerator at least 2 hours but can be longer. Occasionally turn the tofu.

Tofu baked in the oven

Ingredients: marinated tofu, baking pan, baking paper, a little coconut or olive oil or a little melted butter.

Preparation:

1. In the baking pan put the baking paper. Sort marinated tofu (in one layer), sprinkle lightly with oil or melted butter.
2. Bake in the preheated oven at 200 C for 15-20 minutes, then turn the tofu and bake another 15-20 minutes, ie. until golden brown.

Tofu fried in a frying pan

Ingredients: marinated tofu, 1-2 tbsp coconut oil, non sticky pan (ceramic, teflon …), well-heated oil.

Preparation:

1. In frying pan, over medium heat (4), heat the oil. Put half the amount of tofu and fry about 3-5 minutes, until golden. Then turn and bake for about 3-5 minutes. Repeat the same with the second part of tofu.

Note: to prevent burning of tofu, if necessary, reduce the temperature.

Marinade for tofu with dried herbs

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Tamari or Shoyu soy sauce, 70ml of fresh lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons of dried herbs (1 tablespoon rosemary, 1/2 tablespoon oregano 1/2 tablespoon dill), 2 cloves garlic (finely grated).

Preparation: same as in the Marinade for tofu (above).

Marinade the tofu in the Italian way
This quantity of ingredients is enough for 450g of tofu.

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Tamari soy sauce, 120ml white wine, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice, 2 cloves garlic (finely grated), a mixture of dried herbs (1/2 tsp basil, 1/2 teaspoon marjoram, 1/2 teaspoon thyme).

Preparation: same as in the Marinade for tofu (above).

Marinade for tofu with rum and orange peel
This quantity of ingredients is enough for 450g of tofu.

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons dark rum, 1 tablespoon grated orange peel, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice or lemon, 2 tablespoons Tamari or Shoyu soy sauce, 1 tablespoon agave syrup 1 tbsp canola oil, a pinch of ground cumin, a pinch of allspice.

Preparation: same as in the Marinade for tofu (above).

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