Tofu Steak

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by PinkCherryBlossom

The tofu in this recipe is cooked like a steak - seasoned with salt, pepper and garlic cooked till crispy on the outside and hot in the middle. I like to serve with an assortment of chargrilled veg and mushrooms and soy sauce and wasabi as condiments.

Top Review by Chef TanyaW

I used tofu the way it is packaged in the US... a container of 538 grams (19 ounces), which comes with 4 rectangular cubes. I did drain it with some weight on top, but I don't think much time would have been necessary. I sliced each rectangle in half twice (ended up with 16 pieces ~3" x 1.3" x 1/2"). <br/><br/>After I was done, I realized that next time I need to salt and pepper it more generously. It was good. I agree with another viewer that this is a great basic recipe. <br/><br/>I give it 4 stars as it was very good (I think I would have to personally love tofu to give it 5 stars... but I guess I love it in that it's healthy and we are trying to keep our family eating low on the meat consumption side of things). <br/><br/>The biggest surprise was that my picky 3 year old ate 4 pieces! He loved it and now I know something to make for him that he will eat. I can hardly believe he tried it, much less liked it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain the tofu and wrap in kitchen paper. Place in a sieve with a weighted plate on top to remove as much liquid as possible, leave for 30 minutes.
  2. Slice into 4 and season with salt, pepper and minced garlic. dust with the flour.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan to a high temperature Add the tofu and turn when crispy.
  4. Serve.

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