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Marinade tofu sushi roll

Like sushi but dont want the fish? Try this marinade tofu sushi roll recipes, it combines the oriental soy flavor with tofu. Crispy carrot and creamy avocado work perfectly to the texture as well.
Servings 2 rolls
Author Victoria


  • 4 oz extra firm tofu
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil for pan frying
  • 2 sheets nori
  • cup cook sushi rice
  • 3 Tbsp sushi vinegar or 3 Tbsps apple vinegar + 1 tsp sugar + ⅓ tsp salt

Marinade soy sauce

  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar granulated
  • tsp onion powder
  • tsp ginger powder
  • 1 tsp garlic crushed


  • Add all the marinade soy sauce ingredients into a small bowl and stir well to dissolve all sugar.
  • Cut tofu into 8 slices of 1 x 2 inchess by ¼ inch thick.
  • Arrange tofu slices onto a flatten dish or tray.
  • Spoon and lather the marinade soy sauce onto tofu surface.
  • Marinade or chill for 20-30 minutes
  • Heat high-temperature oil in a saute pan.
  • Pan-fry marinade tofu until their edges and surface are golden and semi-crusted.
  • Transfer out to plate and let cool down a bit.
  • In the mean time, prepare carrot, cut avocado, and seasoned sushi rice with sushi vinegar.
  • Season sushi rice with sushi vinegar or equivalent mixture of salt/sugar/vinegar.
  • Lay a piece of nori over bamboo mat on a flat surface.
  • Spread sushi rice all over nori leaving about half inch gap near one end.
  • Arrange tofu, avocado and carrot as filling.
  • Lift, tuck and roll into maki sushi roll.
  • Slice and serve as is.