Tofu Burgers/ Japanese Style

4
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is an easy and tasty tofu burger recipe. This recipe makes nice firm burgers that don't fall apart; and using homemade BBQ sauce is the best, but store bought is fine too.
This recipe is from friend who lived in Japan while husband was stationed there.(Lillian M )

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    pkg. firm tofu, cubed
  • 1/2 medium
    sweet onion, minced
  • 1 medium
    carrot, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour or gluten free baking mix
  • 1/2 c
    panko bread crumbs or spelt bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp
    each dried basil and dried thyme of use 2 teas. mixed herbs
  • 1 dash(es)
    ground nutmeg
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • BBQ SAUCE:

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegan worcester sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp
    agave syrup or maple syrup
  • 2 tsp
    sriracha sauce, optional spicy

How to Make Tofu Burgers/ Japanese Style

Step-by-Step

  1. Burgers:
    Microwave the tofu for 2 minutes. Press water out- as much as you can- the more the better.
    Heat onion and carrot in hot oil vegetable in skillet, until tender and carrots is soft.
  2. Place well pressed tofu, veggies and remaining ingredients into a bowl and mix well to combine, like making regular meat burgers.
  3. Divide mixture into 4 portions and shape into burgers.
    Fry on both sides over medium heat in a covered pan until burgers are brown , turning once.
  4. BBQ Sauce:
    Combine all ingredients and spread on burgers.
    Add any condiments you desire; such as cabbage salad, pickles, onion, lettuce, tomato, etc....

Printable Recipe Card

About Tofu Burgers/ Japanese Style

Main Ingredient: Tofu/Soy
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




Show 11 Comments & Reviews

How To Make Homemade Mayonnaise

How to Make Homemade Mayonnaise

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

You’ll be surprised to find out mayonnaise is quick and easy to make at home. A handful of ingredients, probably already in the pantry, whip up the most delicious, silky...

Homemade Caramel Sauce

Homemade Caramel Sauce

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy homemade caramel sauce that is perfect for topping treats and dipping! Click here for the Homemade Caramel Sauce recipe!

22 Fall Butter Recipes

22 Fall Butter Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From pumpkin to apple to salted caramel to cinnamon, enjoy the fresh taste of all the autumn flavors with these fall butter recipes. Using your Crock Pot, Instant Pot or...