This simple recipe is a Veggie Challenge favourite!

Serves 4-6 | <20 minutes + 1 hour baking


  • 16 oz (500 g) firm tofu (2 blocks)
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed
  • ¼ tsp dry mustard
  • 2 tsp grated orange peel
  • Garnish: chopped parsley or fresh coriander (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut tofu into large bite-sized squares and place in bowl. Blend remaining ingredients. Pour over tofu. (If time allows, marinate for one hour or longer)
  2. Remove tofu from marinade and place in small casserole dish along with ½ cup marinade. Bake uncovered in preheated 350°F oven for one hour, gently stirring and basting with marinade every 20 minutes.
  3. Garnish with chopped parsley or fresh coriander. Serve with rice and salad.