Oil-free Spicy Baked Tofu

I can never get enough of tofu, especially in sandwich form! Tofu is endlessly flavor-able and adaptable.





Prepare the tofu

  1. For this recipe, I take extra time and steps to prepare the tofu. After pressing the tofu overnight, I cut it into 8 slices and freeze them overnight. Then I thaw the slices and pour on the marinade.

Bake the tofu

  1. Mix all of the marinade ingredients in a shallow baking dish. Add the slices of tofu, flip them, and then let soak for a few hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425-degrees F and bake, turning once or twice, until deeply reddish-brown and crispy on the top and edges, about 20-25 minutes. Let the pan nearly dry out. I prefer the tofu to be very firm, but bake it to your textural liking.
  3. Use immediately, or do what I do, and chill the tofu for extra chewiness/firmness.
  4. Pile high between slices of good, crusty bread or slice and sprinkle on top of a salad. Or eat straight up as a snack.