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Aromatic Tofu Packets

Aromatic Tofu Packets


  • 1 1⁄4 pounds firm or extra-firm tofu
  • 1⁄4 cup soy sauce (use a wheat-free version for gluten-free)
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable broth powder (gluten-free if needed; optional)
  • 1⁄4 cup water
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, trimmed, pounded, and minced
  • 2 jalapeño or other chile peppers (heat to your taste), seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 scallions, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • half an orange or yellow bell pepper, finely diced
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pieces long pepper, crushed in a mortar and pestle
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges