Seared Tofu with Wasabi Yogurt & Vegetables

Seared Tofu with Wasabi Yogurt & Vegetables

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by Charlotte Today

WCNC.com

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 26 at 1:30 PM

SESAME SEARED TOFU ON GRILLED VEGETABLES WITH WASABI YOGURT AND SWEET SOY GLAZE
 
For Tofu:
10 ounces extra firm Tofu cut into 1/2" thick slices
1/8 Cup White Sesame Seeds
1/8 Cup Black Sesame Seeds
1/4 Cup prepared Ginger Dressing
4 Tablespoons Olive Oil (for searing)
 
Combine Sesame Seeds, set aside
Brush tofu with dressing, press Tofu slices onto Sesame seeds, set aside
 
For Vegetables:
1/2 Cup thick sliced Yellow Squash
1/2 Cup thick sliced Zucchini
1/4 Cup sliced Red Onion
1/2 Cup thick sliced Tomato
1 bunch Asparagus
Marinade for Vegetables:
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
1/8 Cup low sodium Soy Sauce
1 Tablespoon chopped Garlic
 
Mix marinade. Marinate vegetables 20 minutes.
Grill Vegetables till just tender, set aside for plating
 
For Wasabi Yogurt:
1 Tablespoon Wasabi Powder
1 Tablespoon water
1/2 Cup Lowfat Plain Yogut
1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
 
Combine Wasabi Powder and water to make Wasabi paste.
Combine Wasabi paste with Yogurt and Lemon juice. set aside
 
For Sweet Soy Glaze:
 
1/2 Cup low sodium Soy Sauce
1/8 Teaspoon Red Chili Flakes
2 tablespoons Honey
Cornstarch slurry ( equal parts cornstarch and water, mixed)
 
In saucepan bring first 3 ingedients allmost to boil, lightly thicken with cornstarch slurry. Set aside
 
To Assemble:
 
Sear Tofu on high heat for 2 -3 minutes on each side.
Arrange grilled vegetable on plate.
Place slices of Tofu atop vegetables, drizzle with Wasabi Yogurt and Sweet Soy Glaze
Garnish with fresh Cilantro
 
 

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