Asian Tofu Experience (Once Upon a Tofu - Dina Wayrich & Rob Desantis - Suffolk County, New York)
1 pkg firm tofu sliced long ways and in half (into strips)
1/2lb fresh string beans diced
1 loaf French bread
1/2 cup Orange marmalade
1 orange used for zest and squeezed for juice
1/2 red onion diced
1 red and 1 yellow bell pepper diced
1 plum tomato diced
1 bunch scallions chopped thin
4 tbsp fresh ginger sliced thin and diced
1 cup teryaki sauce
1 small can bean sprouts
Take teryaki sauce, 2 tbsp ginger, orange marmalade , zest of half of orange ( more if needed) and juice of orange, whisk in a bowl. Add a small bit of sesame oil ( not too much to over power taste).
Take half of marinade and put to side, this will be used as a dressing.
Heat up grill or pan on med heat
Marinade tofu let sit for 10-15 mins
In another bowl add vegetables and half of the bean sprouts. Add in additional ginger and scallions.
Slice French bread on the bias to create a crostini, heat on grill to toast
Heat tofu on pan or grill, when tofu has grill marks flip and do other side.
Transfer sliced tofu to toasted bread, add topping of vegetables to bread and drizzle the marinade that was set to the side over and a little bit of sesame oil.