Spicy Tofu with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Spicy Tofu with Sweet and Sour Sauce

This easy vegetarian meal is low in calories but high in nutrients and full of flavour.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Quick Easy, Vegetarians
Servings 4 People


  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 500 g Firm Tofu, Dried and Cut Into Cubes
  • 2 tsp Water
  • 1 tsp Cornflour
  • 2 Tbsp White Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Sauce
  • 3 Tbsp Unsweetened Pineapple Juice
  • 2 tsp Soy Sauce


  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
  • In a small bowl, mix olive oil, cayenne pepper, salt, garlic powder and tofu together. Spread tofu out on the prepared tray. Bake for 15 minutes, shaking after five minutes.
  • Meanwhile, make sweet and sour sauce. In a small bowl, mix water and cornflour together to make a smooth paste.
  • In a small saucepan, over medium heat, mix vinegar, brown sugar, tomato sauce, pineapple juice and soy sauce together. Stire the mixture constantly with a wooden spoon until sugar dissolves and mixture boils.
  • Add cornflour and stir constantly until the mixture boils and thickens.
  • Serve sweet and sour sauce in a bowl with hot tofu.


Calories :165
Kilojoules :690
Fat :8.5
Carbohydrate :13
Protein :9
Sodium :802
Saturated Fat :0.6
Fiber :0.2
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