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Orange Tofu

Orange Tofu

Lunch/Supper Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

20 minutes

Serving Size

8 tofu cubes



meat solo


Meat/Meat Alternate


  • 3 (16 oz) packages firm tofu
  • 4 oranges, zested and juiced, keep separated
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1 tsp allspice powder
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp powdered ginger
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut each tofu from the side in half, then cut all tofu into 96 even sized cubes (1" x 1/2").
  2. In a medium bowl, add tofu, orange zest, corn starch, allspice, salt and pepper. Toss together until tofu looks fully coated.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the orange juice, vinegar, ginger, garlic powder and sugar together.*
  4. On a heated skillet over medium heat, add the oils and cook the tofu until tofu looks golden in color.
  5. Pour the liquid mixture over the cooked tofu. Cook until the liquid looks a little sticky. Serve warm by itself or with rice.

8 tofu cubes provide 1 3/4 oz eq meat alternate

*for some extra kick, you can add 1 tbsp sriracha or garlic chili sauce to the liquid mixture

Creditable Stamp 2017