Baked Ginger Sesame Tofu

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Baked Ginger Sesame Tofu



  • 16 ounces tofu- organic, firm or extra firm, non-GMO

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce- or gluten-free Braggs Liquid amino acids

  • 1 tablespoon miso (or sub 1 more tablespoon soy sauce)

  • 3–4 slices thin slices ginger- peels ok

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 1–3 teaspoons chili paste

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 400

  2. Blot the block of tofu with paper towels. Press the tofu gently to release some liquid, blotting as you go.

  3. Cut tofu into pieces (strips, cubes, squares or fillets) about 3/4 -1 inch thick.

  4. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet.

  5. For Ginger Sesame Marinade: blend ingredients (except sesame seeds) together in a blender until smooth, pour over tofu, coating all sides well. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake 25-35 minutes, checking halfway through, and for extra crispy broil for a few minutes.