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Sweet and Salty Baked Tofu

A recipe for Sweet and Salty Baked Tofu, that is gluten-free and is perfect vegan protein to add to rice, buddha or breakfast bowls. 
Course dinner, lunch, sides
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Baked Tofu, Soya, Tofu
Servings 4


  • baking tray


  • 1 block 400g Firm Tofu
  • 3 tbsp tamari OR soya sauce
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • pinch chilli flakes
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil/canola oil


  • First, drain your tofu on a tea towel or paper towel with a pan or pot placed over it for ½ hour
  • Mix tamari / lime / maple /chilli / oil / brown sugar together
  • Once the tofu is drained, cut into small cubes & let marinate for 30 min
  • Place on a baking tray & bake at 200C for 20 – 30 minutes, ensuring to coat the tofu with more marinade halfway through.
  • Serve over a bed of rice, with lashing of sweet and sour sauce and spring onions.