Marinated Tofu

Preparation info
  • Makes 8 slices ,


    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina

Published 2018

  • About

Tofu is porous and readily absorbs the flavors of seasonings and marinades, making it very versatile. Look for tofu that’s high in calcium. Slices can be served atop salads or alongside vegetables to make a low-calorie, high-protein meal.


  • 1 block (16 ounces/450 g) firm or extra-firm tofu


Cut the tofu into thin (¼-inch/1-cm) slices. Arrange the slices in a single layer in one or two glass baking dishes. Evenly pour the marinade over the tofu. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 6 hours.

To cook on the stove top, remove the tofu from the marinade (see Tip). For stovetop cooking, use a large nonstick skillet or a