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Tofu On A Bed Of Seasoned Noodles

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  Firm tofu pieces 6 (2 1/2 To 3 Inches Square And About 1 Inch Thick)
  Teriyaki sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Rice vinegar 10 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Reduced-sodium soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dark sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Minced fresh ginger/1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground red cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Linguine/Vermicelli 1 Pound, cooked and rinsed with cold water
  Green onions 2 , thinly sliced (Including Tops)
  Minced fresh cilantro/Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Cilantro)
  Unsalted dry roasted peanuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), finely chopped

1 Set the pieces of tofu on a double layer of paper towel-ing.Coverthemwithanothersheetofpapertoweling and put a weight, such as a heavy skillet, on top; let stand for 30 minutes while you 2 In a large bowl, combine the teriyaki sauce with 1/4 cup of the vinegar and set aside.
In another large bowl, combine the remaining 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons vinegar with the soy sauce, oil, garlic, orange rind, ginger, and red pepper.
Add the linguine and toss to coat; cover and marinate at room temperature for 4 hours or in the refrigerator overnight.
3 Remove the weight from the tofu and slice each piece in half horizontally so that you have twelve 1/2 inch-thick squares.
Dip both sides of the pieces in the teriyaki and vinegar marinade.
Set the pieces on a plate, cover with plastic food wrap, and marinate at room temperature for 4 hours or in the refrigerator overnight.
4 Preheatthe broiler, setting the rackabout 6 inches from the heat.
Arrange the tofu on a broiler pan and broil for 4 minutes or until the tops are brown.
Turn the tofu over, spoon any remaining teriyaki marinade over the second side and broil 4 minutes more or until brown.
Toss the noodles again.
To serve, spoon a portion of noodles in the center of each dinner plate.
Sliceeach piece of broiled tofu in 3 narrow fingers.
Spread 6 over lapping slices on top of each portion of noodles and sprinkle some green onion, cilantro, and peanuts on top.
Accompany with steamed snow peas or sugarsnap

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