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If you ever thought it was hard to make tofu taste delicious (fair enough! It’s a blank canvas, after all.) then this recipe is here to win you over. It’s SO easy, uses ingredients you probably already have in the kitchen, and will make a tofu-lover out of even the biggest skeptics.

You will need

Serves 2

  • 450 grams firm tofu, cubed
  • 1/4 cup of cornflour
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce
  • 1 cup of water

To serve:

  • Rice
  • Green veggies of choice (Pak Choi etc.)
  • Sesame seeds

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5 mins to prep

15 mins to cook

  1. Step 1

    Cut tofu into cubes; pop them in a mixing bowl with cornflour and toss to completely coat the tofu with cornflour.

  2. Step 2

    In a saucepan, heat oil. Add tofu to the pan and cook until golden.

  3. Step 3

    Mix together the garlic, ginger, maple syrup, soy sauce, tomato sauce, and water, then add it to the pan and stir through.

  4. Step 4

    Let it cook until the sauce thickens.

  5. Step 5

    Sprinkle sesame seeds over tofu, and serve with rice and greens of your choice.

Recipe: Jack Rock

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