Fillet O’Fu

I made another farro salad using the CL vinaigrette. It was awesome! I mixed in grape tomatoes, red onions, yellow bell peppers, fresh parsley and put avocado and feta on the side.

Fillet O'Fu

I made a tofu dish on the side that I’ve made before. It’s good, and the breading is nice. It doesn’t have a ton of flavor, but it’s quick and easy, and it’s good as a side to another dish that has a lot of flavor.

Fillet O'Fu

Fillet O’Fu
Alton Brown

Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 2 servings

1 (19-ounce) block firm tofu
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Few dashes of hot pepper sauce
Canola oil to cover skillet by 1/8-inch
2 eggs
1/2 cup all-purpose flour

Slice the block of tofu into 4 equal portions. Place the slices on paper towels and fold the towels over in both directions to cover the tofu. Place a baking sheet on top of the tofu and weigh it down with a 28-ounce can of tomatoes for 1 hour.

Combine the sherry vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and hot pepper sauce and place the tofu into the marinade. Marinate for 15 minutes on each side.

Place the flour into a shallow dish and the eggs into another. Lightly beat the eggs.

Heat the canola oil in the skillet over medium-high heat.

Remove tofu from marinade and drain on paper towels to remove any excess marinade.

Lightly dredge the tofu in the flour, knocking off any excess flour and slide into the eggs until completely, but thinly, coated on both sides.

Slide tofu gently into the hot oil and fry for 2 minutes until golden brown and delicious. Flip the tofu using the tongs, and cook for another 2 minutes.

MacGourmet Rating: 4 Stars

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