Wow... anything vegetarian that my husband will go back for seconds, deserves 5 stars! Hubby has been putting up with "diet" food for about a week now and this one he liked! At first glance I thought this would be a "sweet and sour" dish but it was more savory than I was wanting. I substituted out the water for more pineapple juice and then even added some vitamin C powder for more zing. I thought it was a little salty and considered reducing the soy sauce (didn't have tamari) next time but hubby thought it was OK as long as it was over rice. It was also a great use for my home canned mock pineapple which is made with zucchini!
Alright this was such a great recipe, Just recently went Vegetarian, trying to go Vegan. I put it over Rice and the family loved it, the flavors have a great contrast between the pineapples and garlic/soy mix. I used Firm tofu, since I couldn't find Extra firm and browned it with a light crisp. I would have to say it has been one of the best recipe's I've tried so far.
Loved it! Follow it to the dot. I will be making this many more times. Thank you Sarah Chana
Review updated after changes to recipe were made. We really liked this. The sauce was tasty and I was really happy that even with the maple syrup and the pineapple, it was not too sweet. It's also easy to make. Thanks for posting, would make it again.