The Best Baked Tofu

Maggie May Schill


Tofu absolutely can be delicious!
And here is one way how.
I love this recipe to eat straight out of the oven, or to refry into a stir fry later.
Very versatile. Very yummy.

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8 pieces
1 Hr 5 Min
30 Min


12 oz
block of extra firm tofu
2 Tbsp
seasame oil
4 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 Tbsp
teriyaki sauce
1/2 tsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1 pinch
black pepper

How to Make The Best Baked Tofu


  • 1Preheat over to 400'Florida
    Grease a cookie sheet, set aside
  • 2Take tofu out of package and drain

    Place tofu between a couple of paper towels, or clean tarry cloths/dish rags. Place a heavy skillet on top of tofu to press out excess moisture. Let sit pressed at least 1 hour.
  • 3Once tofu has been pressed of excess moisture, remove from between the towels and cut it into 2 inch planks.
    Set aside.
  • 4In a small mixing bowl whisky together all other remaining ingredients to make a marinade.
  • 5Carefully (avoid breaking tofu) dip the tofu planks in the marinade, covering both sides.
    Arrange the tofu on the greased cookie sheet and bake for 30 minutes.

    Let cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before handling.

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About The Best Baked Tofu

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Tofu/Soy
Regional Style: Japanese
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #asian