Mojo Baked Tofu

Cuba, International Cuisine, Vegetarian





500gm extra-firm Tofu
2 tbls Olive oil
1 tbls Soy sauce

Mojo Marinade
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tbls Lime juice
1 Scotch Bonnet Chilli, finely diced
1 tbls Olive oil
1 orange , zested
4 Garlic cloves , crushed
1 tsp dried Oregano
1/2 tsp gnd Cumin
1 tsp Salt Flakes
Black Pepper


  1. Slice the Tofu into eight 1cm thick slices and dry with a paper towel. Press the Tofu if desired. Preheat the oven to 180 c. In a shallow baking dish, combine the Olive oil and Soy sauce. Lay a Tofu slice in the baking dish, pressing it into the sauce mixture. Turn and press again to coat with the mixture. Bake for 20 mins, remove from the oven .The tofu will be bubbling and juicy.
  2. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a small bowl and stir well.
  3. Turn each piece of Tofu and pour the marinade over tofu, the marinade will nearly cover the top of the Tofu. Bake for another 30 minutes until the Tofu is firm and any remaining marinade has thickened up a little bit. Bake longer if an even chewier texture is desired. Serve the Tofu hot and topped with any remaining marinade juices from the baking pan.