To drain it, slice the block and place the slices in a single layer on a paper towel-lined baking sheet. Top tofu with more paper towels and then a heavy object (a cast-iron skillet, cookbooks). Let sit at least one hour, preferably two.How long to press tofu?
Set a timer for 45-60 minutes and place it on the counter. Using a tofu press is quicker than hand pressing the tofu and takes up to 60 minutes for a firm texture. Set the tofu press on the counter and leave it to drain the excess water.What are some recipes using tofu?
Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees and spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. In a shallow dish, whisk together all ingredients (minus the tofu). Drench each piece of tofu in the sauce ingredients then lay flat on the baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, flipping each piece of tofu midway through.