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Mirin Glazed Tofu or Salmon

This one comes from Nigella Lawson and is very, very good. I started making it with tofu for myself and salmon for the rest of the family. Very easy recipe and the sauce is great on the rice – so says Dylan.
Of course the salmon is not vegan but using tofu instead makes this vegan.

Mirin Glazed Tofu or Salmon
Adapted from Nigella Lawson

1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup mirin
1/4 cup light brown sugar
2 tbsp unseasoned rice vinegar

For tofu only:
1 tsp hot chili oil
1/4 tsp liquid smoke

1. Marinate the salmon / tofu for 30 minutes to one hour.
2.  Remove and dry fry on medium heat,  3 minutes first side then add marinade and cook 3-5 minutes.
3. Remove tofu or salmon add rice vinegar and heat, pour over tofu/ salmon
4. Serve.

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