Maple Miso Tofu. INGREDIENTS: vegetable oil for brushing the parchment paper, 1/4 cup (3 1/2 oz. or 100 g) maple syrup, 1/4 cup (2 3/4 oz. or 75 g) white miso paste, 2 tbsps soy sauce, 1 tsp chile sauce (sambal oelek), 2 tbsps unseasoned rice vinegar, 14 oz. firm tofu
There's a lot of bad tofu out there (particularly bad grilled tofu, I'd add), and more often than not, it's because people try to cook it like it's a piece of meat. Tofu is really easy to dislike when it's soggy, mushy, bland, or burnt. But great tofu—tofu with a tender center surrounded by a well-seasoned, crisp crust—is one of the most satisfying bites of food I can think of. Here are 9 tips to help you grill tofu so good even tofu-haters might come around to it.