By Jolinda Hackett, About.com Guide
If you like lemon chicken, try this vegetarian recipe for lemon baked tofu. Baking tofu is a simple way to prepare a perfect tofu every time. This lemon baked tofu is simply delish, so you may want to make a double batch! Be sure to press your tofu well first, for maximum flavor!
- 2 blocks firm or extra-firm tofu, well pressed
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp basil
- 1 tsp thyme
- salt and pepper to taste
Slice your pressed tofu into 1/2 inch thick strips.
Whisk together all ingredients except for tofu. Transfer to a shallow pan or zip-lock bag and add tofu, coating well.
Allow tofu to marinate for at least 1 hour (the longer the better!), turning to coat well with marinade.
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
Transfer tofu and marinade to baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, turning halfway through and pouring extra marinade over the tofu as needed.