BBQ Tofu With Sauteed Onions

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by Lulu | lulusloveforfood
6 Servings
30 min

The times that I feel like I've had too much meat after so many consecutive days, I usually crave a meatless meal. Tofu is just as good and when you pair it with a delicious, sweet and spicy sauce. Tofu is a blank canvas, it can take on any flavor you prepare it with. This one is one of my favorites. Make sure you get extra firm tofu, so it can stand up to the sauce. You also need to pat it dry because it contains a lot of liquid and you'll get a nice sear on the tofu, giving it some texture. This recipe is completely satisfying! You don't even miss the meat.

Have this with a side of roasted potatoes, grilled vegetables, cole slaw, or quinoa!

BBQ sauce ready for the Tofu

BBQ Tofu With Sauteed Onions
Recipe details
  • 6  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 30 min
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  • 2 packages 14 oz extra firm tofu
  • Half purple onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup bbq sauce (any store bought works)
  • 3 tbsp pineapple juice
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • ½ tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
Drain and pat dry the tofu. Dice the tofu into medium size cubes.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the bbq sauce, pineapple juice, apple cider vinegar, garlic, sriracha, and add a pinch of salt and pepper. Set aside.
In a large skillet, heat to medium low and drizzle a good amount of olive oil into the pan.
Add ⅓ of the cubed tofu into the pan, season with salt and pepper and cook until golden brown on all sides. About 5-7 minutes of occasional stirring. Remove from the pan once done and place on a serving plate. Repeat in two more batches.
Drizzle oil into the pan, add the onion, cook for about 5 minutes until soft and caramelized. Season with a pinch of salt.
Add the tofu and bbq sauce, stir until the tofu is coated with the bbq sauce. Serve.
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