Close-up of baked tofu slices topped with spicy soy sauce, garnished with green onions, served over a bed of white rice.
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Baked Tofu Slices Recipe with Spicy Soy Sauce

Are you ready to elevate your tofu game? Look no further! Our Baked Tofu Slices with a spicy soy-based sauce are not only simple to make but also bursting with flavor. This recipe is perfect for those who crave a healthy yet delicious meal.

The Best Baked Tofu Slices Recipe

This Baked Tofu Slices recipe is a must-try for tofu lovers. The combination of extra-firm tofu, a spicy sauce, and a quick bake in the oven creates a dish that’s crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. It’s an excellent addition to any meal, especially when served with rice.

Notes on Ingredients

To make this recipe, you’ll need an 18-ounce package of extra-firm tofu, sliced into 1/2-inch thick pieces. The sauce, made from soy sauce, Sriracha, sesame oil, chile-garlic sauce, sesame seeds, and minced garlic, brings a fiery yet savory flavor to the tofu. Don’t forget to garnish with thinly sliced green onions for a fresh touch.

How to Make Baked Tofu Slices

  1. Preheat the Oven: Set your oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Prepare the Tofu: Arrange the tofu slices on a baking sheet. Brush olive oil over the top of each slice and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake the Tofu: Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned on top.
  4. Make the Sauce: While the tofu is baking, mix together the green onion, soy sauce, Sriracha, sesame oil, chile-garlic sauce, sesame seeds, and minced garlic in a small bowl.
  5. Add the Sauce: Spoon the sauce over the tofu slices and continue baking for another 3 to 5 minutes until the sauce is warmed.

How to Serve Baked Tofu Slices

These Baked Tofu Slices are best served hot, right out of the oven. Pair them with steamed rice or a fresh salad for a complete meal. The spicy sauce adds a robust flavor that complements the mild taste of the tofu perfectly.

How to Store Baked Tofu Slices

If you have leftovers, store the baked tofu slices in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will stay fresh for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply bake them in the oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 10 minutes or until warmed through.

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving% Daily Value*
Calories129.19 kcal (6%)
Total Fat8.31 g (12%)
Carbs4.32 g (2%)
Sugars1.64 g (2%)
Protein9.44 g (19%)
Sodium597.4 mg (30%)
Fiber1.45 g (5%)
Saturated Fat1.13 g (6%)
Trans Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat3.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.49 g
Cholesterol0 mg (0%)
Calcium70.59 mg (9%)
Magnesium5.65 mg (2%)
Potassium44.09 mg (1%)
Iron1.69 mg (12%)
Zinc0.08 mg (1%)
Phosphorus14.37 mg (2%)
Vitamin A67.18 mcg (8%)
Vitamin C2.2 mg (3%)
Thiamin (Vitamin B1)0.01 mg (1%)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)0.03 mg (2%)
Niacin (Vitamin B3)0.33 mg (2%)
Vitamin B60.04 mg (3%)
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3.09 mcg (2%)
Vitamin B120 mcg (0%)
Vitamin D0 mcg (0%)
Vitamin E0.69 mg (6%)
Vitamin K7.53 mcg (10%)
Nutrition Information for Baked Tofu Slices

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

FAQs About Baked Tofu Slices

Can I use firm tofu instead of extra-firm tofu?

Extra-firm tofu is recommended for this recipe because it holds its shape better during baking. However, firm tofu can be used if that’s what you have on hand.

How can I make this recipe less spicy?

To reduce the spiciness, use less Sriracha and chile-garlic sauce. You can also omit these ingredients entirely if you prefer a milder flavor.

Can I add other vegetables to this recipe?

Absolutely! You can add sliced bell peppers, broccoli, or carrots to the baking sheet with the tofu for a more varied dish.

A plate of baked tofu slices topped with a spicy soy-based sauce, garnished with green onions.

Baked Tofu Slices Recipe with Spicy Soy Sauce

Discover the deliciousness of Baked Tofu Slices with a spicy soy-based sauce. This easy-to-make vegan recipe is perfect for a quick and healthy meal.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 129.19 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 18 ounce package extra-firm tofu, slice 1/2-inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Sauce:

  • 1 green onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha hot sauce or to taste
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon chile-garlic sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  • Arrange tofu slices onto a baking sheet. Brush olive oil over the top of each slice. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned on top, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, make sauce: Stir together green onion, soy sauce, Sriracha, sesame oil, chile-garlic sauce, sesame seeds, and garlic in a small bowl.
  • Spoon sauce over tofu slices. Continue baking until sauce is warmed, 3 to 5 minutes.
Keyword Baked tofu, soy sauce, spicy tofu, tofu slices
Baked Tofu Slices

Enjoy your flavorful and healthy Baked Tofu Slices!

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