Teriyaki Tofu (Broiled)


Welcome to the 24th day of Baking Mania. When there is paneer recipe in the BM  obviously there should be something with tofu too right?



Like every other people I do substitute tofu in place of paneer. But somehow I prefer tofu with Kung Pao or in this Teriyaki. M is the Kung Pao tofu specialist. Will post that recipe soon. Coming back to today’s recipe the base recipe is taken from “Peas and thank you” by Sarah Matheny. I received this book as my birthday gift from her. This is one of the cook books that I love and treasure. Its a simple recipe that goes well with noodles or fried rice or even with plain rice. You can red chili sauce to this but I am not adding. I just love the sour and sweetness of this dish. There is a soaking time for this recipe so plan accordingly.


Baked Teriyaki Tofu

  • Time: Prep Time:50 mts Baking Time: 15 mts
  • Difficulty: Easy
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  • Extra firm tofu – 1 16oz box
  • Soy Sauce – 1/2 cup
  • Water – 1/4 cup +  2 tbsps
  • Mirin – 2 tbsps (If you don’t have mirin you can also use rice vinegar)
  • Minced garlic – 1 tsp
  • Minced ginger – 1 tsp
  • Brown sugar – 4 tbsps
  • Cornstarch – 1 tbsp


  • Press the tofu and remove the excess water and cut them into cube sized pieces and place them in a shallow glass vessel.


  • In a microwave safe bowl, mix the soy sauce, 1/4 cup of water, miring, garlic, ginger and sugar and microwave it for 3 minutes.
  • Now in a separate bowl mix the cornstarch and 2 tbsps of water and add it to the soy sauce mixture.
  • Again microwave it for 2 more minutes till it becomes thick.
  • Now pour the 3/4 of sauce over the tofu and save the remaining 1/4 of sauce.
  • Let the tofu marinate for 30 minutes at least. (Sometimes I have let it sit for even 8 hrs)


  • Preheat the oven in the broil mode. Broil the marinated tofu for 7 minutes on each side till it becomes crispy.


   Thats it yummy Teriyaki Tofu is ready. Pour the remaining 1/4 cup of the sauce while serving.


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    • Thanks pa.. i was talking to vidya n she said d same.unless n until I m pushed I won’t do anything. Somberi dan. Imagine it took 5 years for 100 posts. ;-) ;-) but next month will be a hibernation month with non recipes

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