Crispy Baked Tofu (tofu assado)

This recipe a great way to make tofu, it’s really easy, and totally customizable with the seasonings you like the most. Baked tofu is surprisingly crispy, versatile, and delicious.

Crispy Baked Tofu Recipe:

  • 600g extra-firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • garlic powder to taste
  • any mixture of seasoning you like to taste

If you are doing your own tofu, follow the instructions here.

Pre-heat the oven to 200ºC.

Drain the tofu well and slice it as you wish, little cubes, triangles, rectangles..

Using a large mixing bowl drizzle the tofu with olive oil and sprinkle evenly with cornstarch, salt, garlic, pepper and all the other spices you are using.  Gently toss until evenly coated.

Put the tofu in a baking sheet carefully with space between each piece.

Bake for approximately 10 minutes or until crispy and flip each of the tofu bites so that they can cook evenly on the other side.

Put it back in the oven for 10-15 more minutes, or until the tofu reaches your desired level of crispiness.

Remove the tofu from the oven and serve warm, or store it in a sealed container in the refrigerator for 3 days.

PT: Tofu Crocante Assado

Esta receita é uma ótima maneira de fazer tofu, é muito fácil e totalmente personalizável a nível dos temperos.

O tofu assado é surpreendentemente crocante, versátil e delicioso.

  • 600g Tofu extra firme 
  • 2 c. de sopa de azeite
  • 1 c. de sopa de amido de milho
  • Sal e pimenta a gosto
  • alho em pó a gosto
  • qualquer mistura de especiarias a gosto

Se quiseres fazer o teu próprio tofu, segue as instruções aqui.

Pré-aquecer o forno a 200ºC.

Escorrer bem o tofu e cortar em qualquer formato, cubinhos, triângulos, retângulos…

Usando uma tigela grande regar o tofu com azeite e polvilhar uniformemente com amido de milho, sal, alho, pimenta e todas as outras especiarias que estiveres a usar. Envolver  delicadamente até uniformemente revestido.

Colocar o tofu com cuidado numa assadeira com espaço entre cada peça.

Assar por aproximadamente 10 minutos ou até que estejam crocantes e virar cada uma das peças de tofu para que elas possam cozinhar uniformemente do outro lado. Levar ao forno por mais 10 a 15 minutos.

Retira o tofu do forno e sirve quente, ou guarda-o num recipiente fechado no frigorifico por 3 dias.

baked tofu recipe

7 thoughts on “Crispy Baked Tofu (tofu assado)

  1. veganbythebookblog

    This is a handy recipe adaptable for so many dinner dishes. I usually don’t bother with the oil or cornstarch (arrowroot powder). I like reduced sodium tamari instead of oil. I also like your reminder to spice it up a bit with garlic powder and cracked pepper.

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