Sweet & Sour Tofu

Get healthy and try this dish prepared on an olive oil base using the en papillote method.
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Serves

4

Cooking Time

15-20 min

Meal Type

starter

Preparation Time

20 min

Difficulty

Medium

INGREDIENTS

  • For marinations
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp dark soya sauce
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • hard tofu
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • 5 to 6 lollo rosso lettuce
  • 2 tsp black pepper corns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 dried chilli
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp all spice powder
  • For sauce
  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 dried chilli
  • 1 tsp black pepper corns
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds

PREPARATION

  1. 1

    For marination: In a bowl add Balsamic Vinegar, honey, dark soya sauce, paprika powder, red chilli flakes, garlic powder and mix the marination, slice tofu and pour orange juice, lemon juice, salt.
  2. 2

    To and soak for 2 - 3 minutes, now put tofu slices in marination bowl.
  3. 3

    Take 2 sheets of aluminium foil, grease aluminium foil with olive oil, place the marinated tofu slices on it.
  4. 4

    Arrange rosso lettuce, black pepper corns, bay leaves, dried chilli, sesame seeds, all spice powder, fold four sides of foil sheet, now fold from centre and make a parcel.
  5. 5

    In a heavy bottom pan, heat sand, place the parcel on it, close the lid, cook for 20 - 22 minutes on medium flame.
  6. 6

    For Sauce: In a pan heat sunflower oil, add bay leaf, dried chilli, black pepper corns, turmeric powder, roasted cumin powder, garlic powder, lemon juice, salt and mix well, bring it to boil.
  7. 7

    Add honey, balsamic vinegar, sesame seeds and coriander leaves.
  8. 8

    Cook until the sauce thickens, put the sauce on tofu and lollo rosso lettuce, sprinkle sesame seeds.
  9. 9

    Add smoky flavour of apple wood with a smoking gun.
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