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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Soy-Maple Broiled Tofu with Broccoli

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 30 mins
  • servings: 4
Photography: Romulo Yanes

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Ingredients

  • 1 large head broccoli, stems peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick, florets separated (about 4 1/2 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 pound firm tofu, cut into 4 3/4-inch slices
  • Cooked rice, for serving

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Heat broiler, with rack 4 inches from heat. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss broccoli with oil and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper and spread in an even layer. Broil until tender, stirring once, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine broth, soy sauce, syrup, and cornstarch.

  2. Step 2

    Add tofu to sheet, on top of broccoli. Drizzle with half the broth mixture. Broil until tofu is dark brown in spots and sauce is thickened, about 6 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat remaining broth mixture over medium until thickened, 6 minutes. Serve broccoli and tofu over rice with sauce.

Source
Everyday Food, December 2013

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Reviews (2)

  • LLGray 14 Sep, 2014

    This is a pretty quick and easy recipe. Usually, I press and drain tofu before cooking. This recipe, however, doesn't call for it. I decided to trust the recipe and it worked out just fine. The sauce is what really makes the dish. I suggest drizzling a minimal amount on the tofu and broccoli during cooking but saving most of it for the reduction made in the pot to stir in at the end.

  • Igno 16 Jan, 2014

    Being a vegetarian, I was disappointed that chicken stock was used in the sauce. I'm sure that vegetable stock can be used but don't understand why it wasn't used in the first place.