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8 Sweet, Spicy and Savory Recipes With Braised Tofu

Braised BBQ Tofu


Braised tofu is probably not as common as fried or baked tofu, but it should be. Traditionally found in Asian cuisine, braised tofu is made by searing tofu in oil and then simmering it until it softens. It’s a rich and flavorful dish that goes well with vegetables, rice and noodles, and also goes great on sandwiches! Here are 8 braised tofu recipes you’ll want to add to your weekly meal rotation.

1. Veggie Bowl with Braised Tofu

Veggie Bowl with Braised Tofu

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Dinner made easy! This Vegan Veggie Bowl with Braised Tofu from Teri Macovei is the healthy comfort food you need. It is sweet, sour and slightly spicy. All the flavors and textures are well balanced, making it an irresistibly delicious bowl of food.

2. Braised Tofu and Veggie Cacciatore

Braised Tofu and Veggie Cacciatore

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Delicious over pasta or rice. Brown rice would be a perfect accompaniment, along with a nice glass (or two…or three…) of red wine. This Braised Tofu and Veggie Cacciatore from Kinda Vegan is spectacular.

3. Korean Braised Tofu

Korean Braised Tofu

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You’re just seven ingredients away from delicious Korean-style tofu. This Korean Braised Tofu from Anita Jacobson uses onion, soy sauce, sake, sugar, Korean chili powder, and scallions to create a flavorful and healthy meal. Garnish with some sesame seeds for extra flair and texture.

4. Braised Tofu Doner Kebab in Pita With Yogurt Sauce

Braised Tofu Doner Kebab in Pita With Yogurt Sauce

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Doner kebab is an iconic Turkish dish with slow cooked rotisserie meat stuffed in pita bread or on top of flatbread. In this equally tasty recipe, you use braised, spiced tofu instead of the döner. Braised tofu is very versatile and is used in many different dishes, from quick vegan pasta to tofu scrambles. For the yogurt sauce, use store-bought soy yogurt (or any plant-based yogurt you like), along with some garlic and salt. You must have tasted this Braised Tofu Doner Kebab in Pita With Yogurt Sauce from Philipp Ertl.

5. Chinese Braised Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry

Chinese Braised Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry

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Braised tofu is a staple in Chinese cuisine. The dish is fried tofu simmered with various mushrooms and vegetables in a savory, starchy gravy. You can enjoy it with rice or just like that. This Chinese Braised Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry from Raymund Macaalay is tasty, delicious and nutritious.

6. Braised Tofu With Baby King Oyster Mushrooms

Braised Tofu With Baby King Oyster Mushrooms

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In this dish, tofu is stir-fried until golden brown and served in a thick, umami-flavored sauce. It’s topped with baby oyster mushrooms and goji berries, both baked in a homemade sauce for added flavor. Serve this Braised Tofu With Baby King Oyster Mushrooms from Korie Kha with a side of fresh rice or noodles of your choice.

7. Braised BBQ Tofu

Braised BBQ Tofu

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In this recipe, tofu is cooked in a homemade barbecue sauce that is spicy, tangy, and slightly sweet until all the flavors are fully absorbed. This recipe is incredibly easy to make; just mix all the barbecue sauce together and let the tofu simmer in it for 30 minutes. Its great taste combined with its simplicity makes it an ideal weekday meal. Serve this Braised BBQ Tofu from Sara Hohn over brown rice with a side dish of vegetables.

8. Simple Chinese Braised Tofu

Simple Chinese Braised Tofu

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There’s nothing like a simple dish that you can prepare with ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry. For this Simple Chinese Braised Tofu from Anita Jacobson, firm tofu is marinated in soy sauce, oil, garlic, sugar and paprika and then fried until golden brown. The stewed tofu can then be served in different ways: on a bed of rice and vegetables, on a citrus-ginger salad or in a wrap with Asian influences such as bamboo shoots and soy sauce.

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