Shanghai Tofu Burgers With Chinese Slaw

The recipe for Chinese Slaw can also be served as a side salad.


8 sandwiches

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Nutritional Information

Calories 217
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 7 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 2.2 g
Polyfat 3.2 g
Protein 9.7 g
Carbohydrate 29.6 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 5.1 mg
Sodium 443 mg
Calcium 160 mg


1/2 cup minced green onions
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1 tablespoon low-sodium tamari or soy sauce
2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted
1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1 teaspoon chile paste with garlic
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound firm tofu, drained
Cooking spray
8 (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns


Combine first 8 ingredients in a shallow dish. Cut tofu lengthwise into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices. Add tofu to dish, and spoon green onion mixture over tofu. Cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 1 hour, turning tofu occasionally.

Preheat oven to 425°.

Place tofu on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Place 1 tofu slice on bottom half of bun; top with 1/2 cup Chinese Slaw. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon Red Bell Pepper Sauce; cover with top half of bun. Repeat procedure with remaining ingredients.

September 1997
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