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Orange Ginger Tofu

Course: buddha bowl, dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, california, fusion, vegan
Keyword: Easy, Family-friendly, ginger, Kid Approved, tofu
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 125kcal
Family friendly recipe with baked tofu drenched in a sweet and tangy sauce spiked with orange, ginger and maple.
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Equipment

  • sheet pan and saute pan or wok

Ingredients

  • 1 lb extra firm tofu drained and cubed
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 2 oranges juiced or ½ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp cornstarch mixed with 1 tsp water to make a slurry
  • 1 tbsp green onions sliced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Add 1 tsp sesame oil to sheet pan and use your hand to spread to the edges then put tofu on the sheet pan and bake for 20 minutes turning once halfway
  • Make the sauce by frying the garlic and ginger in 1 tsp sesame oil over medium heat until golden and fragrant
  • Add orange juice and water and stir then add maple syrup, soy sauce and bring to a boil
  • Add slurry to boiling mixture and stir until thickened
  • Lastly, add the tofu to the sauce, toss well and garnish with green onions.

Notes

Serve with rice and vegetables for a full meal.

Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 577mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2mg