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Cuban Mojo Tofu with Yellow Rice

What you need: 

1/2 block firm or extra firm tofu
1 cup Mojo (a Cuban marinade that can be found at most grocery stores. May contain sugar)
5 oz of carrots, peas, corn, green beans, lima beans, etc. (frozen mixed pkg is perfect)
7 oz of yellow rice
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons salt

What you do: 

Make sure the yellow rice does not include chicken fat, as most brands do. R.M. Quiggs is a good vegan brand.
-bring 2 cups water and 1/2 cup mojo to boil
-stir in rice and vegetables
-add olive oil and salt
-cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes
While rice is cooking...
Tofu preperation:
-slice tofu into 1 by 1/2 inch rectangles
-with paper towel blot off eccess water
-heat none stick pan to medium heat and put 2 tablespoons olive oil
-fry tofu till light brown on both sides
-with fork poke a few holes into tofu and add 1/2 cup mojo
-cook for 5 min.
Serve tofu mixed with rice and vegetables or seperate. Whatever you like.
About 14g fat, 4g protein, 23g carbohydrates

Preparation Time: 
25-30 min
Cooking Time: 
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