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soy sauce marinade for tofu in a glass bowl with a whisk

Quick and Simple Tofu Marinade (5 Ingredients)

  • Author: Katelyn
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x


This simple tofu marinade is made with only 5 ingredients and makes the most flavorful tofu! You are going to love the versatility of this marinade. The balance of salty and sweet makes it the perfect choice for virtually any tofu dish!


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons honey 
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon ginger paste


  1. Add all 5 ingredients to a small mixing bowl and whisk to combine! 


  • This recipe makes enough marinade to season 1 block of tofu. For larger batches, simply double or triple the quantities as needed. 
  • Feel free to play around with any of the quantities until you land on the perfect marinade for your taste. This is the combination that I love the best, but the recipe is super flexible so get creative if you would like to mix things up!
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Marinades
  • Method: Marinating
  • Cuisine: Asian Inspired

Keywords: marinade, tofu, soy sauce, ginger paste

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