Maple Sriracha Tofu

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We absolutely love the versatility of tofu – there are so many different ways to cook it! This maple sriracha tofu is quickly becoming one of our favorite dishes. It’s perfectly sweet with a delicious kick. Serve this over rice to make it a meal or eat it alone as a side or appetizer. Bonus: it can easily be made gluten-free!


All you need to make this super flavorful dish are the following 9 ingredients:

How to make this flavorful tofu

First, you whip up a batch of crispy tofu by tossing pressed tofu cubes in cornstarch and frying them up in some oil.

Next, you’ll make the sticky sauce by adding water, maple syrup, sriracha, rice vinegar, garlic powder and crushed red pepper flakes to a skillet. Bring to a boil and whisk in a cornstarch slurry. Bring to a bubbling simmer and allow the sauce to thicken.

Finally, stir the tofu into the sauce and serve topped with green onions and sesame seeds.

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Maple Sriracha Tofu

This maple sriracha tofu is quickly becoming one of our favorite dishes. It's perfectly sweet with a delicious kick.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Servings 4 servings


Maple Sriracha Sauce

  • 1 tbsp (7 g) cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) + ¼ cup (60 mL) water
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegan sriracha
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) low sodium soy sauce substitute with tamari for gluten free
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


Make the Maple Sriracha Sauce

  • Make the cornstarch slurry by whisking together the cornstarch and 2 tbsp (30 mL) water in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, including the remaining 1/4 cup (60 mL) water, to a large skillet over medium heat. Whisk and bring to a boil, whisking often.
  • Whisk in the cornstarch slurry. Bring heat to medium low and cook, whisking for about a minute – until the sauce thickens.
  • Stir in the crispy tofu and serve topped with green onions and sesame seeds.
Keyword crispytofu, grilledtofurecipe, spicymapletofu, sriracha, srirachamaplesyrupsoysauce, tofu, whattomakewithtofu
    • Marilyn
    • February 8, 2022

    Hi-I tried to click the link to the crispy tofu, but it says page not found.

      • Six Vegan Sisters
      • February 9, 2022

      That’s weird! We’ll look into it. You can search “crispy tofu” on our site to find the recipe — it’s called “Easy Crispy Tofu”!

    • Cecilia
    • August 15, 2023

    5 stars
    So delicious and simple

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