Japanese-Style Tofu

READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by COOKGIRl

From the International Vegetarian Cookbook. Serve the tofu over steamed brown rice or use as a sandwich filling!

Top Review by White Rose Child

YUUMMM yum! What a great supper tonight! Wonderful flavor! I did change this quite a bit (and am posting my own version), but since it was a jumping-off point with great basic ingredients I'm giving it mega stars. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the tofu into 4 rectangular pieces and remove the excess moisture by placing heavy pans directly on top of the tofu. Let stand about 20 minutes.
  2. Heat both oils up in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Fry the tofu on all sides to seal.
  3. Place the tofu on a serving platter.
  4. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger and water (or broth). Just before the mixture comes to a boil, whisk in the miso.
  5. Pour the sauce over the cooked tofu. Garnish with scallions, watercress or daikon sprouts, and the black sesame seeds.
  6. Can be served hot or at room temperature.

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