Tofu stew with lemon and maple syrup sauce

Tofu stew with lemon and maple syrup sauce is a fun and tasty alternative to meat on the everyday menu.

Tofu is a good source of vegetable protein and excellent from a nutritional point of view.

Together with lemon, spices and maple syrup, it has a delicious sweet and sour flavor.

Tofu stew accompanied by Venus rice and cooked as well as raw vegetables is a perfect oriental-inspired, healthy and tasty main dish.


2 servings


Preparaion: 5 minutes + 15 minutes' rest

Cooking: 10 minutes

Difficulty: easy

Main Course

Author: MapleFarm

  • 150 g of mashed tofu
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp of ginger
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 generous tablespoon of MapleFarm Maple Syrup, Grade A, Organic Dark Variety 
  • 1 teaspoon of cornflour
  • 1 lemon with an edible peel
  • salt

  • Cut the tofu into 1 cm cubes and marinate in the soy sauce for at least 15 minutes.
  • Then transfer it to a plate with the cornflour and turn it so that all the cubes are well floured.
  • Fry the tofu in a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil until it is golden brown on all sides and set aside.
  • In a small frying pan, brown the garlic in a tablespoon of oil, then add the spices, juice, grated lemon peel and maple syrup. Cook for a few minutes over a low heat.
  • Dissolve the cornflour in a tablespoon of sauce, then pour this mixture into the sauce and let it thicken over a low heat.
  • When it is thick and sticky, pour it over the tofu cubes.
  • Serve piping hot with boiled Venus rice and cooked as well as raw vegetables.
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