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Sesame Baked Tofu

Tofu is such a versatile food. In salad, stir fry, as a side dish or even as a snack.  It is especially amazing hot from the oven when it is crispy on the outside and creamy in the inside.


  • 1 16-ounce container extra-firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 4 oz water or apple juice
  • 1 inch of peeled fresh ginger minced
  • 2 gloves garlic finely minced
  • Sesame seeds: brown and or black

How to

Open tofu and pat dry with paper towels

Cut in to ½ inch slices

Cut each ½ inch slice into triangles

Sesame Baked Tofu

Arrange triangles in baking dish

Sesame Baked Tofu

Whisk together the marinade ingredients and pour over tofu, sprinkle with sesame seeds

Let marinate at least 30 minutes (the longer you marinate the more flavorful it will be)

Sesame Baked Tofu

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

Bake for 40 minutes until brown around the edges. Serve warm or enjoy cold the next day

Sesame Baked Tofu