Baked Tofu with Ginger

68 Reviews
90% would make this recipe again

Tofu marinated in a soy-ginger sauce, then baked.

A Japanese recipe.

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Marinade : 20 min Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 15 min
240 calories/serving


600 g firm regular tofu, cut into 1,5 cm thick slices 3 cups
3 tbsp soy sauce 45 mL
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 23 mL
1 tbsp rice vinegar 15 mL
1/2 tbsp sesame seed oil 8 mL
4 green onions/scallions, chopped
4 tsp Italian parsley, fresh, chopped 7 g
4 tsp gingerroot, grated 18 g
2 tbsp mango chutney [optional] 40 g


  1. Cut the tofu into 1,5 cm thick slices. Arrange the slices in a single layer in a baking dish.
  2. Combine the soy sauce, rice vinegar, and oils in a bowl. Chop the scallions and parsley, then add them to the mixture. Grate the ginger and add it to the bowl. Mix well, then pour the marinade over the tofu. Marinate about 20 min.
  3. Preheat the oven to 205°C/400°F.
  4. Bake the tofu in the marinade 12-15 min. If tofu is too dry, add a small amount of water.
  5. Serve with chutney, if desired.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (180 g)


% Daily Value




15 g

24 %

Saturated 1.9 g
+ Trans 0 g

10 %


0 mg


150 mg

6 %


6 g

2 %


1 g

2 %


1 g

Net Carbs

5 g


22 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

7 %


22 %


20 %


This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Bone-healthy, Heart-healthy
Excellent source of  :
Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Selenium, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Folacin, Iron, Phosphorus
Source of  :
Omega-6, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Zinc
Low  :
Saturated Fat
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 0
Vegetables ½
Meat and Alternatives 2 ½
Fats 3
Other Foods ½

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october 20, 2021 | I would make this recipe again

I added a bit more low sodium soy sauce to the bottom of the pan to make sure the bottom of the tofu soaked as well. Delicious!

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april 05, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

Very flavourful! I wouldn't change a thing. Will make again for sure to go with pretty much any asian themed dinner.

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october 20, 2021 | I would make this recipe again

Excellent way to prepare tofu! Quick and easy to make.

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