vegan crispy orange tofu

Step-by-Step Recipe for


Extra firm tofu Cornstarch Salt Oil of your choice Fresh-squeezed orange juice Maple syrup Rice vinegar Soy sauce Chinese five-spice Fresh ginger Garlic Water Orange zest Green onions and sesame seeds for garnish

Step one

First prep the crispy tofu. In a large bowl, toss the tofu with the cornstarch and salt until it’s well-coated. The full recipe has a pan-frying option and a baking option for the tofu.

Step two

Prep the orange sauce by whisking together the orange juice, maple syrup, rice vinegar, soy sauce, and Chinese five-spice if using together in a bowl.

Step three

Add the oil, garlic, and ginger to a pan and sautee for 2-3 minutes until fragrant. Then, pour in the orange juice mixture. Bring the mixture to a boil.

Step four

In a small bowl mix together the cornstarch and water to make a paste. Once the orange juice mixture comes to a boil, turn off the heat and mix in the cornstarch paste.

Step five

Toss in the crispy tofu and the orange zest and mix until all of the tofu is well-coated in the orange sauce.

Step six

Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds, and serve over rice.

enjoy your homemade vegan takeout!