Teriyaki Tofu Bowl with Cauliflower Rice Recipe


  • 12 ounces tofuextra firm, (or 16-ounce package)
  • 2 teaspoons minced gingerdivided
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlicdivided
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauceplus 1 tablespoon, divided
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oildivided
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cups cauliflower riceabout 1 large head grated
  • 1/4 cup green onionsthinly sliced
  • sesame seedsfor garnish


Teriyaki Tofu-

  1. Drain tofu and dry with paper towels.
  2. Cut tofu into ½ inch thick slices, then cut into triangles.
  3. Arrange tofu in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with paper towels. Cover with additional towels, lightly press and allow to dry for about 10 minutes. In the meanwhile, make the teriyaki sauce.
  4. In a medium-sized bowl whisk together 1 teaspoon ginger, 1 tablespoon garlic, ⅓ cup soy sauce, 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons honey, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 cup water and ¼ teaspoon sesame oil. Set aside.
  5. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  6. Cook half of the tofu for 2 minutes, until golden brown and slightly crisp.
  7. Turn over and cook another 2 minutes.
  8. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Repeat with the remaining tofu triangles, adding a little more oil if needed.
  9. Whisk the teriyaki sauce and add to the non-stick pan. Allow to come to a boil and cook for about 1 minute until thickened, whisking the entire time.
  10. Add in tofu, stir to coat and turn off heat. Cover to keep warm.

Cauliflower Rice-

  1. Heat a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and ¼ teaspoon sesame oil.
  2. Once the oil is hot, add 1 teaspoon ginger and 1 tablespoon garlic. Stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the cauliflower rice and stir-fry for another minute. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring every few minutes.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon soy sauce, and stir to combine. Turn off heat and season with salt and pepper as desired. Cover until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 211                               Calories from Fat 90
                                                              % Daily Value*
Fat 10g                                                               15%
Saturated Fat 1g                                              5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Sodium 833mg                                               35%
Potassium 510mg                                          15%
Carbohydrates 19g                                          6%
Fiber 3g                                                              12%
Sugar 10g                                                            11%
Protein 10g                                                       20%
Vitamin A 50IU                                                  1%
Vitamin C 77.6mg                                          94%
Calcium 60mg                                                   6%
Iron 1.6mg                                                           9%

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