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Sweet Ginger Tofu (Ginger Tofu Marinade)

  • Author: Anna Rios
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This ginger tofu marinade will make anyone fall in love with tofu. It is savory, slightly sweet and will please all of your umami tastebuds.


Sauce recipe: ⁣
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth⁣
  • 3 tablespoons Tamari or low sodium soy sauce
  • 23 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic or garlic powder 
  • 23 tablespoons maple syrup or brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha or chili sauce of your choice (optional)

Tofu Recipe:

  • 1 block of extra firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons sauce (from above)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast


Sauce recipe: ⁣
  1. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and beat until well incorporated.
  2. Add the sauce to a skillet over medium-low heat and cook for 5 minutes until thickened. Stir constantly.
  3. Add the tofu to the skillet and coat evenly with the sauce.
  4. Serve over brown rice and top with green onions!

Tofu recipe:

  1. Freeze, thaw completely, and press tofu before cooking. (OPTIONAL but results in great texture).
  2. Cut the tofu into 3/4-inch cubes or use your hands to break it into pieces like nuggets.
  3. Add the tofu to a mixing bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of the sweet and savory sauce and coat evenly.
  4. Add garlic powder and nutritional yeast. Coat evenly.
  5. Fry in the air at 390 ° for 18-20 minutes. Flip every 7-8 minutes to cook evenly OR bake at 400 for 24-28 minutes and also flip every 7-8 minutes for best results.
  6. Check it for crispiness and dip it in the sauce!
  • Category: Tofu
  • Cuisine: Asian


  • Serving Size: 4 servings

Keywords: ginger tofu, saucy tofu, tofu marinade, sweet ginger tofu,