Homemade Limantro Tofu Recipe

How To Make Homemade Limantro Tofu

Limantro tofu is lime-cilantro tofu made with marinated tofu tossed with zesty lemon juice and cilantro cooked in a skillet until golden brown.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Marinate Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes



  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • 1lime,zested and juiced
  • tspsoy sauce
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspbrown sugar
  • ½tspcayenne pepper
  • 12ozfirm tofu,(1 package) drained and cubed
  • 1tbspolive oil,or more if needed


  1. Mix cilantro, garlic, lime zest and juice, soy sauce, cumin, brown sugar, and cayenne pepper in a bowl.

  2. Add tofu and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour to overnight. Remove tofu with a slotted spoon.

  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir marinated tofu until browned on all sides for 10 to 15 minutes.


  • Calories: 333.85kcal
  • Fat: 22.02g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.01g
  • Fiber: 5.27g
  • Sugar: 1.44g
  • Protein: 27.97g
  • Sodium: 246.76mg
  • Calcium: 1194.75mg
  • Potassium: 511.96mg
  • Iron: 5.67mg
  • Vitamin A: 17.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.46mg
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