Recipe for Tofu Cutlets With Pineapple-Ginger Glaze & Rice


1 lb extra-firm tofu
1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon jalapeno, seeded & minced
1 tablespoon ginger, grated
1/2 teaspoon herb salt
1/2 cup pecans
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium pineapple
1 tablespoon ginger, grated
1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoon apricot jam
3 tablespoon lime juice
1 salt
1 cayenne
3 tablespoon currants
1 1/4 cup rice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 salt & pepper
2 tablespoon cilantro


Roughly break tofu & squeeze out excess moisture. Place tofu with the next 4 ingredients in a food processor & process until smooth. Shape into 24 crack-free cutlets & place on a try. Sprinkle with pecans & press firmly into place.

Warm 2 non-stick skillets over medium heat & warm 1/2 tb oil in each pan. Place 12 cutlets in each pan & cook for 5 minutes on each side, they should be lightly browned. Add remaining oil as necessary. Keep warm in a 250F oven.

PINEAPPLE-GINGER GLAZE: Peel & core pineapple & put enough pineapple through a juice extractor to extract 1 1/2 cups. Cut remaining fruit into 1/4" dice, you should have about 1 cup. Combine pineapple juice with ginger in a frying pan & bring to a boil. Reduce juice by half. Remove from heat & whisk in oil, jam & lime juice. Season with salt & cayenne Add currants & remaining pineapple & keep warm.

RICE: Bring 6 cups water to a boil & stir in rice. Boil for 10 minutes. Drain & rinse under hot water. Add rest of ingredients.

TO ASSEMBLE: Place rice on one half of a warmed platter. Place 4 cutlets, pecan side up on the other half & spoon glaze over the cutlets.

African American Indian Appetizers Australian Barbeque
Beef Bread British Cajun Creole Cakes
Canadian Candy Casseroles Chiken Chinese
Cookies Desserts Drinks Dutch Eastern European
Filipino Fish French German Greek
Holiday Indian Irish Italian Japanese
Jewish Korean Lamb Low fat Mexican
Misc Unsorted Oriental Pakistani PanCakes Pasta
Pies Pork Russian Salads Sandwich
Sauces Seafood Soups South American Thai
Turkey Turkish Veal Vegetables Vegetarian
You need the BEST Dedicated or Virtual SERVER for LESS money? Just click here