Tofu is fermented soybeans and has become one of the staple food source in many countries from time to time. Tofu is rich in iron, protein, and calcium. But as it turns out, knows and some processed soy products more often surrounded by controversy.
Several studies prove that know known good for health as it turns out, is potentially a danger to the body. Because the idea is a product of nuts, you should not enter now in daily food menu is the little one if he has an allergy to soybeans. For more details, you can consult a doctor to find out if your child has a peanut allergy or if you know your child is safe for consumption.
Tofu is a versatile food ingredient and can be eaten raw, roasted, sauteed, and stuffing can be cooked as soup, soup, and rice. Tofu can be used as snack ‘ finger food ‘ for your baby. In addition, know it can also be served as a substitute for meat.
Know (also other food ingredients containing proteins such as meat) will be difficult to digest by children aged 8 months. We recommend that you always consult your pediatrician about what foods would you give your baby, especially if your child shows symptoms of allergies.
For tips, press out as much of the water as you can. Slice the tofu and press the water out gently with paper towels. Here are some quick steps for making great seared tasty tofu that is delicious and crispy.
- 1 tablespoon Canola / Peanut Oil
- 1/3 carton Extra Firm Tofu
Step 1. Heat 1 tbsp canola or peanut oil in a skillet at medium heat.
Step 2. Take 1/3 block of extra firm tofu and cut into 1/2 inch rectangles.
Step 3. Fold in paper towels and gently press the water out.
Step 4. Cut the rectangles into cubes and put into skillet pan. (Be careful! The water can make the oil spit out…be sure to cover with a grease screen)
Step 5. Let sear on medium heat until you start to see one side brown. Gently toss with plastic spatula and allow other sides to brown (takes about 15 mins total).
Step 6. About 3 minutes before you take the tofu off the stove, lower the heat to medium low and add your favorite sauce or seasonings and toss well. (Some of my favorites are low sodium soy sauce, hoisin sauce, Frank’s sweet chili sauce, or Trader Joe’s General Tso’s sauce)
Step 7. This recipe also tastes good if you saute peppers and onions in with the tofu!