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Vegan Lemon "Chicken" - Baked Tofu Recipe

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Like lemon chicken and looking for a vegan substitute? 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!

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Ingredients:

  • 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

Preparation:

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.

Enjoy your lemon "chicken"!

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 4 out of 5
Yum-yum, Guest sufa

This is sooo good, and my family agrees. I will make this again and again.

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