sesame seeds and chopped green onionsfor serving, optional
Press the tofu in a tofu press, or by placing on top of plenty of clean paper towels on a plate, topped with more paper towels, with a heavy skillet on top, for thirty minutes.
Cut the tofu into 1-inch cubes or 1/2-inch thick slices.
Mix the tofu with the soy sauce (1/4 cup) and black pepper. Allow to marinate in the fridge for at least thirty minutes, stirring occasionally.
Heat the oil (2 tablespoons) in a well-seasoned cast iron or nonstick skillet and sear the tofu on each side on medium-high heat for approximately 2-3 minutes on each side, or until browned and crispy.
Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions, if desired.
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