Serves: 4 to 8
1-cup store-bought teriyaki sauce (like Kikkoman)
1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
6 to 8 dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated, drained, and sliced lengthwise
2 (300-gram) blocks Japanese firm tofu, quartered
salt and pepper
4 stalks chives or green onions, sliced into 1-inch strips
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)
1-teaspoon sesame oil
1. Combine teriyaki sauce, 1/2-cup water, ginger, and mushrooms in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer for 5 to 8 minutes. Set aside.
2. Preheat a grill pan over medium heat. Season tofu with salt and pepper. Grill tofu on all sides, about 8 to 10 minutes.
3. Transfer tofu to a serving dish. Pour teriyaki-mushroom sauce over. Sprinkle with chives and sesame seeds, if desired. Drizzle with sesame oil. Serve immediately.
Recipe adapted from: yummy.ph