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Orange Ginger Tofu

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


  • sheet pan and saute pan or wok


  • 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


  • 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.


Serve with rice and vegetables for a full meal.


Calories: 125kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 10gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 577mgPotassium: 295mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 315IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 63mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Easy, Family-friendly, ginger, Kid Approved, tofu
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