1 lb. firm tofu
1 cup barbecue sauce
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground red pepper
6 oz. frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
3/4 tsp. sea salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
Vegetable cooking spray
• Slice the tofu in half, widthwise. Wrap it in a towel and press between 2 heavy books for 30 minutes.
• In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the barbecue sauce, brown sugar, thyme, chili powder, red pepper, and apple juice. Cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Set aside.
• Unwrap the tofu and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Marinate in the barbecue sauce for 1 hour.
• Grill the tofu for 10 minutes, turning halfway, until hot and grill marks appear. Brush with the barbecue sauce.
Makes 4 servings