Wrap the block of tofu loosely in a clean kitchen towel. Place a cutting board or weight on top and allow to drain for 10 minutes or longer. In a large skillet combine the oil, shoyu, garlic and star anise. Either cut the tofu into tiny cubes or crumble it through your fingers. Heat oil until sizzling, stir in tofu, taking care to distribute the seasoning evenly. Cook over high heat, stirring frequently, until tofu is golden brown, 5 to 6 minutes. Use as directed in Eden's Asian Noodles with Golden Tofu Nuggets. recipe. Also delicious in a vegetable stir-fry.
Per serving - 143 calories, 9 g fat (53% calories from fat), 13 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 255 mg sodium