SMOKY SPICED BROCCOLI AND TOFU
2 Tbsp brown rice vinegar
3 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp sherry
1 tsp ground mustard
Red pepper flakes to taste
1 Tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot
2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
1/4 cup freshly minced scallions, white part only
3/4 cup water
1 pound broccoli, tough outer stems trimmed and pared, blanched
1 14oz extra firm tofu cake, pressed and sliced 1/2 inch thick
1 cup raw white rice, cooked.
In a saucepan, combine the vinegar, soy sauce, honey, sherry,
mustard, red pepper flakes, cornstarch or arrow root, ginger,
garlic, scallions and water. Bring the mixture to a simmer and
cook, stirring constantly until it thickens, about 7 minutes.
Brush the mixture on the broccoli and tofu and grill on high heat
until the tofu is warmed through and the broccoli is tender, about
Drizzle the broccoli and tofu with the remaining sauce and serve
over the rice.
Makes 4-6 servings.