Keto Smoked Teriyaki Tofu
Ok, so I'm going to tackle the elephant in the room first. Is tofu Keto? Not for strict keto, but it is fine on occasion in my opinion. HOWEVER, if you are going to do soy in any capacity, please make sure it is organic and non-GMO. Soy is one of the highest GMO crops there is and, well, GMOs are not good!
That goes along with the liquid aminos as well as that contains soy. I don't eat soy hardly ever, but if I'm going to do it then I'll do it all in one night! All organic, of course.
I enjoy eating tofu with broccoli. I always have.
If you don't do soy or spice, then you are clearly looking at the wrong recipe! Check out my other recipes HERE!
This recipe has a smoky, salty flavor. It is unique and perfect for tofu. The sauce can be used for other marinades as well - the sky is the limit!
- 1 package organic tofu (14 ounces)
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 3 tablespoons organic liquid aminos
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 tablespoon chipotle sauce
- Drain tofu.
- Place on papertowel (top and bottom) and press down. Soak up the excess liquid.
- Set the tofu on dry papertowls and let sit for 20 minutes to soak up more liquid.
- Meanwhile, prepare sauce by combining ingredients in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside.
- Cut tofu into small squares.
- Heat coconut oil in large pan over medium-high heat.
- Add 1/2 of the sauce to coconut oil and mix well for about 30 seconds. It will appear to not combine well since, well, it is water and oil, but keep stirring!
- Add tofu so that there is an even layer and all tofu is touching the pan.
- Using a brush, paint the rest of the tofu with the remaining sauce getting the sides as well.
- Cook for about 5-10 minutes (based on how done you like them).
- Flip tofu around and cook for another 5 minutes.
- Stir them around and cooking for another 2 minutes to touch more sides on the hot pan. No need to cook all the sides.
- Serve hot.