2 tablespoons dried garlic flakes or garlic powder
2 tablespoons sweet smoky paprika
1 tablespoon oregano
1 tablespoon thyme
1 teaspoon cumin
3 sundried tomatoes, chopped
1 teaspoon salt Tofu:
1 (16 ounce) block extra firm tofu, pressed
1-2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup white vinegar
rice flour, as needed to dredge tofu
oil, as needed for frying
1. Place all spice blend ingredients in coffee or spice mill and grind well. This recipe will make more than you need; store what's left for next time.
2. Slice the tofu across the short end, about 1/2" thick. Sprinkle with about 3 tablespoons of the spice blend, and drizzle on the olive oil and vinegar.
3. Cover and place in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight. When ready to cook, remove tofu from marinade and dredge in rice flour.
4. Fry in a couple inches olive oil until crisp, turning once.
Source of recipe: Adobo is a traditional Spanish way to prepare fish; using tofu makes it vegan and delicious!