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Crispy Crunchy Tamari Tofu

A toasted tofu topper that’s tasty on top of any dish!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 8
Calories: 135kcal


  • 1 12- oz. block firm tofu drained and dried
  • ¼ cup tamari
  • 3 TB pure maple syrup
  • 3 TB rice vinegar
  • 1 TB toasted sesame oil
  • ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • ½ cup chopped scallions
  • Optional:
  • 1 pckg chickpea noodles cooked
  • 1 bunch green onions chopped
  • ½ cup fresh herbs chopped


  • Cut tofu into 1-inch cubes.
  • Whisk tamari, maple syrup, rice vinegar, sesame oil and red pepper flakes in a small bowl.
  • Heat avocado oil in a large skillet over medium-high.
  • When oil is hot, add tofu slowly (cautious to not get splattered with oil).
  • Cook tofu until very crisp, about 5-6 minutes.
  • When tofu is done, remove and set aside in a bowl.
  • Reduce the skillet to medium heat and add the sauce.
  • Cook until the sauce is thick, about 4 minutes.
  • Remove sauce from the stove and pour it into a glass dish.
  • Divide the tofu on plates and drizzle the sauce over each serving.
  • Serve with noodles, scallions, and fresh herbs.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 484IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg