Vegan Recipes

Vegan Black Pepper Tofu

Vegan Black Pepper Tofu

Vegan Black Pepper Tofu proposes an irresistible peppery and sweet taste. It has very simple instructions to follow. It is a plant-based and a classic meal. Vegan Black Pepper tofu has the best combo of stir-fried veggies and tasty sauces. It is the best weekend meal to enjoy at a family gathering. You can season it with different spices as per your taste. Here is the complete guide to make this recipe.


  • Pressed tofu 400g
  • Tamari or soy sauce 2 tbsp.
  • Cornflour or cornstarch
  • Cooking oil 4 tbsp.
For the black pepper sauce:
  • thinly sliced spring onions 4
  • Chilli pepper or chilli flakes
  • Minced ginger 5 tsp.
  • Garlic 4 cloves
  • Cornstarch 3 tsp.
  • Black pepper
  • Dark brown sugar 2 tbsp.
  • Rice wine vinegar 5 tsp.
  • Soy sauce 4 tbsp.


  1. Slice the tofu into identical squares.
  2. Pour the required quantity of soy sauce or the tamari over the tofu and stir them properly.
  3. Take a bowl and add the cornflour to it. Dust the tofu with a thin layer of it.
  4. Take a pan and add 3 tbsp of cooking oil to it.
  5. Warm the oil, and fry the tofu in it. Stir it between and make sure that the tofu is not burning.
  6. Fry the tofu until golden brown, terminate it from the oil, and put it onto the paper towel to empty the leftover oil.
  7. You can also bake it in the oven by putting it into the baking tray at a temperature of 360 degrees. bake it for almost half an hour.
  8. Take another bowl, and mix the tamari, vinegar, maple syrup, and water.
  9. Take another bowl, and make a cornflower slurry by mixing cornflower into water. It will help to thicken the sauce.
  10. Grab a clean pan and add some cooking oil to it, add the white part of the green onion and the crushed chili into it.
  11. Fry them gently until the onion becomes tender.
  12. Add the chopped ginger and garlic and cook them for a few minutes. Stir them in between. (Do not burn).
  13. Add the slurry into the pan boil it and then mix everything.
  14. Put the pepper over it as per your taste.
  15. You can serve it now.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can we keep the leftovers?
  • Yes, you can store this delicious meal for 2 days in a cool place.
Can we use other vegetables?
  • yes, you can use any other vegetable.
Nutritional Facts:

Calories 262

Sugar 8g

Fat 25g

Protein 15g

Carbs 17g

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