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Tofu Musubi Square

Tofu Musubi

Snack Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

25 minutes

Serving Size

1 musubi



meat and grains


Meat/Meat Alternate, Grains


  • 1 package (14-16 oz) extra firm tofu
  • 3 cups sticky brown rice
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 nori sheets


  1. In a small bowl, mix soy sauce and sugar together. Set aside.
  2. Slice tofu into 6 even strips. Remove as much water by placing in clean towel and slightly pressing down.
  3. Heat large pan on medium heat and warm the oil. Place tofu on the skillet and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Add the soy mixture and continue to cook for 1-2 minutes on each side.
  4. In a small, narrow rectangular container, add 1 cup of brown sticky rice to bottom and press down to flatten. Then add 2 strips of tofu.
  5. Lay out a sheet of nori and flip the container over on top of nori. Wrap nori around the rice and tofu. Seal nori by rubbing water at the ends. Cut into 4 even pieces (4 musubi). Trim excess nori. Repeat 2 more times. Serve warm.

One tofu musubi provides 1/2 oz eq whole grains and 1/2 oz meat alternate.

Creditable Stamp 2017