Yields Makes 8 to 10 appetizer servings; 3 or 4 main-dish servings
AuthorLinda Lau Anusasananan,
These protein-rich wraps make a fun party appetizer or a light meal. Prep and Cook Time: about 20 minutes.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Rinse tofu and pat dry. Cut into about 1/4-inch cubes.

Step 2
2

In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium heat, stir pine nuts until golden, about 4 minutes; pour from pan. Add tofu, vinegar, soy sauce, and sugar to pan; stir over medium-high heat until tofu is hot and liquid is absorbed, 2 to 3 minutes. Add parsley and oil; stir just until parsley begins to wilt, about 30 seconds. Add salt to taste.

Step 3
3

Just before serving (warm or cool), stir in pine nuts and transfer to a bowl. Pile lettuce into a basket and spoon hoisin sauce into a small bowl. Spoon tofu mixture into lettuce leaves, add a little hoisin sauce, and wrap up to eat.

Ingredients

 12 ounces extra-firm tofu (also called nigari tofu)
 1/2 cup pine nuts
 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
 2 tablespoons soy sauce
 1 tablespoon sugar
 2 cups coarsely chopped Italian parsley
 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  Salt
 16 to 20 iceberg or butter lettuce leaves, rinsed and crisped
  About 3/4 cup hoisin sauce

Directions

Step 1
1

Rinse tofu and pat dry. Cut into about 1/4-inch cubes.

Step 2
2

In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium heat, stir pine nuts until golden, about 4 minutes; pour from pan. Add tofu, vinegar, soy sauce, and sugar to pan; stir over medium-high heat until tofu is hot and liquid is absorbed, 2 to 3 minutes. Add parsley and oil; stir just until parsley begins to wilt, about 30 seconds. Add salt to taste.

Step 3
3

Just before serving (warm or cool), stir in pine nuts and transfer to a bowl. Pile lettuce into a basket and spoon hoisin sauce into a small bowl. Spoon tofu mixture into lettuce leaves, add a little hoisin sauce, and wrap up to eat.

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