Sizzling Black Pepper Tofu Vegan recipe

Sizzling Black Pepper Tofu

Prep 3 mins
Cook 12 mins
Serves 2

Coated in a flavoursome sauce, made with freshly cracked black pepper, ginger and garlic, this Quick & Tasty Tofu recipe teams well with rice or noodles and is a fantastic mid-week go-to for a quick but wholesome dinner.

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1 block Cauldron Quick & Tasty Tofu
3-4 tbsp cornflour
3 tbsp rapeseed oil to fry

For the sauce:
2 spring onions (use the white part for the sauce, the green part for garnish)
4 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tsp grated ginger
1 tbsp muscovado sugar
2 tbsp tamari soya sauce
1 tbsp rice vinegar
½ freshly ground black pepper
2 tbsp water

To serve with:
Sesame seeds


  1. Cut the Quick & Tasty Tofu into bite-sized cubes and place the cornflour into a shallow bowl. Toss the tofu cubes in the bowl until evenly coated with cornflour.
  2. In the meantime, heat the rapeseed oil in a non-stick frying pan. Place the coated tofu cubes into the hot oil and fry for 10 minutes, flipping the tofu cubes regularly until they are crispy on all sides.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk up all ingredients for the sauce and pour the sauce over the tofu. Evenly coat the tofu in the sauce and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
  4. Serve the Sizzling Black Pepper Tofu over rice and garnish with sesame seeds and green spring onions.

Chef's tip

Add your favourite frozen or chopped vegetables to the pan before adding the sauce to add even more goodness to this dish!