Char Siu Glazed Tofu with Pickled Vegetables & Steamed Rice Vegan recipe

Char Siu Glazed Tofu with Pickled Vegetables & Steamed Rice

Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins
Serves 2

An amazing combination of sweet and sour flavours released perfectly alongside the crunch of pickled vegetables.

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Ingredients

1/2 pack of Cauldron Organic Tofu, drained and pressed for 20 minutes, cut into cubes approximately 3cm wide
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tbsp tomato sauce
2 tbsp Hoisin sauce
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp golden caster sugar
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp vegetable oil

For the Pickled Vegetables:
1 tbsp caster sugar
2 tbsp boiling water
1 ½ tbsp rice vinegar
2 tsp toasted sesame seeds
1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
½ tsbp fresh mint, chopped
2 carrots, cut into thin ribbons with a Y peeler
1/3 cucumber, cut into thin ribbons
1 shallot, sliced thinly

Black and white steamed rice to serve

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
  2. To prepare the pickled vegetables, dissolve the sugar in the hot water, allow to cool slightly then add the vinegar. Pour over the vegetables and sesame seeds. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. Mix the garlic, tomato sauce, hoisin and soy sauces, sugar, rice vinegar and vegetable oil in a bowl. Add the Cauldron Tofu cubes and coat well. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet and cook for 15-20 minutes until sticky and glazed. Coat with a little more glaze during cooking if required.
  4. Serve the sweet baked tofu with the crunchy pickled vegetables and steamed rice.