The Best Tofu Recipe

The best tofu recipe is marinated in simple pantry ingredients and also happens to be vegan and gluten free.

The Best Tofu Recipe

Ingredients
  1. 14 ounces extra firm tofu drained, pressed, and sliced into about 24 squares
  2. 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  3. 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  4. 1 1/2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  5. 1-2 teaspoons sriracha
  6. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  7. 1 tablespoon coconut oil
Instructions
  • In a medium bowl, combine tofu, tamari, lemon juice, maple syrup, sriracha, and garlic powder, stirring gently to coat. Let marinate 15-20 minutes, stirring gently once or twice.
  • Heat coconut oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add tofu and fry 2-3 minutes per side until crisp and golden. Add any leftover marinade to the pan and cook, stirring, one minute more.