Monday, November 22, 2010

Tia Olga's Shrimp (Tofu) Recipe

Tia Olga use to make this dish for me around the holidays. It's so delicious.

What You'll Need
1 Package Firm Tofu
2 Large Lemons
1/2 Cup Minced Garlic
1/4 Cup Curled Parsley
Red Pepper Flakes
Dry Cooking Sherry

Day 1
STEP 1: Drain tofu. Cut into tofu blocks as desired. Press any remaining water out of tofu with paper towels. Place into container that can be stored in the refrigerator over night. 

STEP 2: Cut & squeeze 1-2 full lemons over tofu. Add red pepper flakes. Making sure everything is covered in liquid, cover and place in the refrigerator to soak overnight.

Day 2
STEP 3: In a frying pan put 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 1 tablespoon parsley, margarine, 2 tablespoons sherry and 1 tablespoon cocktail sauce. Stir and let the garlic simmer.

STEP 4: Take the 1/2 the batch of tofu and place into frying pan. Stir in mixture until covered and cooked. About 5 minutes. Place into glass bowl.

STEP 5: Repeat step 3 with the remaining half of tofu.


STEP 6: Serve warm with rice and green beans.


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