This is the BEST tofu recipe out there, if you want crispy, golden tofu that's full of flavor and easy to make. This crispy baked tofu creates a golden crust around quick marinated tofu cubes, and it's perfect for dipping or including in any recipe that uses tofu. Delicious.
Add tofu cubes, tamari, maple syrup, and sesame oil to large bowl. Mix until well combined. Let rest in bowl at least 5 minutes.
Drain tofu. Transfer ⅓ of tofu cubes to zippered freezer bag. Add 1-2 tablespoons cornstarch. Toss to coat.
Repeat with remaining tofu and cornstarch, adding more cornstarch as needed.
Spray baking sheet with plenty of cooking spray, or line with parchment paper. Place tofu cubes on baking sheet.
Bake 15 minutes at 400°F. Remove from oven and flip each tofu cube over. Return baking sheet to oven and bake another 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from oven. Serve hot.
Make it Paleo: Substitute arrowroot powder or tapioca starch for cornstarch.
Recipe yields approximately four 4-ounce servings, though the actual number of tofu cubes per serving will depend on the size of tofu cubes you cut. Nutritional values shown reflect information for one serving using tamari and 3 tablespoons cornstarch. Macros may vary slightly based on specific brands and types of ingredients used.