Baked Tofu with Maple Glaze and Mango Basil Dipping Sauce
Vegan, Gluten free, just 5 minutes of active prep work – this Baked Tofu with Maple Glaze will be your favourite way to cook tofu.
Servings Prep Time
2people 20minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25minutes 40minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 20minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
25minutes 40minutes
Ingredients
For Maple Glaze / Marinade
For Dipping Sauce
Instructions
  1. To prepare the baked tofu with maple glaze, cut the tofu into half horizontally (depending on thickness). Place both halves between layers of cotton kitchen towels with a moderate weight on top to squeeze out all the excess liquid.
  2. Cut the tofu into triangles or cubes and keep aside.
  3. Mix all the ingredients for the marinade in a large bowl. Gently toss the tofu pieces in this and keep aside for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile prepare a baking tray with foil or parchment paper. Preheat the oven at 180°C.
  5. While the oven is preheating, prepare the Mango Maple Basil dipping sauce. Peel the mango and slice out the cheeks from the ripe mango. Add to a small mixer jar / blender, and blend it into a smooth puree along with all the other listed ingredients. Remove into an airtight container and keep refrigerated until ready to use.
  6. Shake off excess marinade from tofu pieces and place in a single layer on the baking tray taking care not to overcrowd.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes at 180°C and then turn over and bake the other side for 10 minutes.
  8. Drizzle some of the leftover marinade over the baked tofu pieces if desired.
  9. Serve immediately with the prepared dipping sauce.
Recipe Notes

This post is brought to you in association with Federation of Quebec Maple Producers, Canada