Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Tofu Pibil Tacos

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Ingredients

For the tofu:

1 block/400-500g extra firm tofu

2 tbsp tamari (or soy sauce)

1/2 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp msg

1/2 an onion, peeled & roughly chopped

2 garlic cloves, peeled

30g achiote paste

1/2 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp oregano

4 cloves

juice of 1 orange

juice of 1 lime

for the pickle:

half a red onion, thinly sliced

juice of 1 lime

Directions

1. Grate your tofu then add it to a baking tray with the paprika, tamari, msg & a drizzle of oil, toss to coat then bake at 200°C for 25-30 minutes until golden & crispy in parts (you want various textures)

2. Meanwhile, toast the cumin, oregano & cloves in a dry pan until fragrant then add to a blender with the onion, garlic, achiote paste, lime juice & orange juice & blitz until smooth

3. When the tofu is cooked, pour over the marinade, stir so everything is coated then cover with foil & return to the oven at 160°C for another 30 minutes

4. Meanwhile, add the red onion to a bowl with the lime juice, mix & set aside to pickle

5. When the 30 minutes are up, give the tofu a mix then serve up atop tortillas with sour cream, coriander, pickled onion & a squeeze of lime

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