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Tofu in Jerk Sauce
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Tofu baked in sweet and spicy Caribbean jerk spices.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100.3
Total Carbs 8.1 g
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
Sugars 4.6 g
Total Fat 4.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Potassium 58.2 mg
Protein 8.2 g
Sodium 153.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Other Carbs
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24 oz  firm tofu
1 each  medium onions
3 each  whole jalapeno pepper
3 tbsp  low sodium soy sauce
0 1/4 cup  red wine vinegar
2 tbsp  brown sugar
2 tsp  fresh ginger root
2 each  medium garlic cloves
1 tsp  ground thyme
1 tsp  ground cloves
1 tsp  ground cinnamon
0 1/2 tsp  black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place tofu between two flat plates or baking pans. Weight top with a heavy object, to flattened cakes. Let stand 30 minutes.
  3. In food processor, puree onions, jalapeno peppers, soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, thyme, cloves, cinnamon, and pepper. Transfer to medium mixing bowl.
  4. Drain pressed tofu.
  5. Cut each cake into three slices. Stack slices, then cut two diagonals, making an X. This will make 12 triangular pieces from each block of tofu.
  6. Add tofu to jerk sauce. Gently toss tofu.
  7. Place marinated tofu in 13" x 9" glass baking dish.
  8. Bake 1 hour, turning tofu every 20 minutes. Serve.

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