Pressing the excess water out is an essential step when cooking with tofu. With the extra water gone you’re able to achieve a much better texture on the tofu.
How to Press Tofu
Step by Step Guide on How to Press Tofu
Pressing the excess water out is an essential step when cooking with tofu. With the extra water gone you're able to achieve a much better texture on the tofu.
1 Large plate
1 Small plate Optionally you can use parchment paper
1 Heavy object such as a cast iron pan
Place the block of tofu onto a large plate
Place a smaller plate upside down on top of the tofu.
Place a heavy object, such as a cast iron pan, on top of the small plate.
Let drain for 15-20 minutes. Remove drained tofu liquid.
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