Sweet and Sour Tamarind Tofu

Sweet and Sour Tamarind Tofu is a vibrant and flavorful dish perfect for vegans and tofu enthusiasts alike. The combination of tangy tamarind sauce with the crispy texture of tofu creates a delightful culinary experience.

Sweet and Sour Tamarind Tofu

Sweet and Sour Tamarind Tofu


  • 1 block firm tofu, pressed and cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup tamarind paste
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Sesame seeds and chopped green onions for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix tamarind paste, soy sauce, maple syrup, garlic, ginger, and cornstarch.
  3. Coat tofu cubes with the tamarind mixture.
  4. Place the tofu on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 25-30 minutes or until crispy.
  5. In a pan, heat vegetable oil, add the baked tofu, and sauté until the sauce thickens and coats the tofu evenly.
  6. Sprinkle sesame seeds and chopped green onions on top for garnish.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories: 240 | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 3g

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