Spicy Garlic Tofu

The perfect weekend treat without the unhealthy undertones of a take-away.


Serves 2


Oven 180c


  • 450g tofu, torn


  • 2tbsp corn starch


  • 1/2tsp salt


  • Black pepper


  • 1tbsp oil


  • 2tbsp maple syrup


  • 1tbsp chilli sauce


  • 1tbsp soy


  • 1tbsp rice vinegar


  • 1tbsp sesame oil


  • 5 garlic cloves, crushed


  • 1 shallot, diced


  • 2 spring onions, sliced


  1. Place the tofu in a bowl with the corn starch and seasoning, coat well and then spread onto a baking sheet. Bake for 20-30mins, until crispy.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the maple, chilli sauce, soy and rice vinegar.
  3. Heat the sesame oil in a pan and cook the garlic , spring onion and shallot until soft, reduce heat and add chilli sauce. Cook until sauce has thickened. Toss crispy tofu in sauce and serve with noodles or rice.

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