Tofu Katsu

45 mins, medium, Serves 1
This recipe combines the flavors of Japanese cuisine with a vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free twist. This Japanese Inspired Tofu Katsu is the perfect dish for those who are looking for a healthy and delicious meal option that is packed with protein and flavor. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, this dish is made with Soy-Free tofu and gluten-free breadcrumbs, and is served with a side of rice and a tangy dipping sauce. Let's get cooking!
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Use Smoked Soy-Free Tofu or Baked Sriracha Fava Tofu for an extra kick of flavour.


  • 1 Block of Big Mountain Foods Soy-Free Tofu
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ cup bread crumbs (gluten-free if needed)
  • 4 tbsp of garlic powder
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp soy sauce (or soy sauce alternative)
  • ½ tbsp sugar

Recipe Preparation

  1. Slice the tofu into 3 pieces then dry the tofu using table cloth
  2. Mix garlic powder, dash of salt, and pepper, then coat each piece of tofu
  3. Get a small bowl add the rice flour and water mix it well
  4. Coat the slice tofu with the batter that you made and drop it into the bread crumbs and make sure all sides are coated
  5. Deep fry with vegetable oil until golden brown or spray some oil and air fry the tofu for 9 minutes flip it half way through
  6. Mix the ketchup, Worcestershire, soy sauce, and sugar in one small bowl for the sauce
  7. Serve with rice with a sprinkle of furikake
  8. Enjoy!

Use gluten-free bread crumbs or soy-sauce alternatives if needed. Watch the tutorial here.