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Black Pepper Tofu
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 2
  • 1/2 block of firm tofu, pressed
  • 1/2 cup of scallions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon crushed black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Optional: red pepper flakes
  1. Cut tofu into 1x1 inch squares and place into a bowl
  2. Add soy sauce, maple syrup, sesame seed oil, ginger, crushed pepper, and garlic powder to the bowl, and mix in well together
  3. Let marinate for at least 1 hour
  4. Heat a pan, and under medium heat, cook tofu for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown
  5. Top with a pinch of cayenne pepper and (optional) red pepper flakes
Recipe Notes

Top with fresh scallions, and enjoy with a side of rice or quinoa. You can also toss these in a salad or use them as a stuffing for quesadillas!