Hoisin Tofu

Hoisin Tofu

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Prep Time

30 min



Use within

6-7 days

Anything as tasty as hoisin sauce shouldn’t be solely the reserve of meat eaters. Luckily tofu’s versatile texture was made for absorbing flavour, here found basking in a hoisin marinade with a side of sesame pak choi and nutty brown rice.

Prep Time

30 min



Use within

6-7 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
130g brown rice
2 garlic cloves
15g ginger
2 tbsp hoisin sauce †
28g honey
250g pak choi
10g sesame seeds †
2 soy sauce sachets †
2 spring onions
200g tofu †
You Will Need
Pepper, salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • brown rice
  • garlic clove
  • fresh root ginger
  • hoisin sauce<span class="strong">†</span>
  • Honey pot
  • Pak choi
  • toasted sesame seeds<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • spring onions
  • British organic tofu<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 545 kJ
129 kcal
1903 kJ
451 kcal
of which saturates
2.6 g
0.2 g
9 g
0.9 g
of which sugars
22.7 g
6.2 g
79.4 g
21.5 g
Fibre 0.6 g 2.1 g
Protein 4.7 g 16.5 g
Salt 0.46 g 1.6 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
brown rice
garlic clove
fresh root ginger
hoisin sauce
Water, sugar, soybean paste (8%) [water, soya beans, rice, salt], garlic puree (3.5%), modified maize starch, colour (plain caramel), white rice vinegar (1%), spice blend (1%) [fennel, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, star anise],
Honey pot
Pak choi
toasted sesame seeds
1 soy sauce sachet (8ml)
Water, soya beans, roasted wheat, wheat, salt, alchohol (ethanol)
spring onions
British organic tofu
Soybeans, Water, Nigari
  • Allergens highlighted by † (soybeans, Sesame seeds, wheat-gluten, soya)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Hoisin Tofu

Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Add the rice, plenty of water and salt (optional) to a pot with a lid on a high heat and bring to the boil

Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium and cook with the lid on for 15-20 min or until tender

Check occassionally and once done, drain and set aside until serving

2 Hoisin Tofu

Peel and grate the ginger (scrape the skin off with a teaspoon)

Peel and finely chop the garlic cloves

Cut the tofu block in two and pat it dry with a clean teatowel or kitchen paper

3 Hoisin Tofu

Add the chopped garlic to the rice and continue to cook

Mix the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, honey and grated ginger together with a good grind of pepper

This is your marinade

4 Hoisin Tofu

Heat a large wide based pan with a matching lid (preferably non-stick) with 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) of vegetable oil

When hot, add the tofu and cook over a high heat for 2 min on each side until golden 

Remove the tofu from the heat and transfer it to a plate, then wipe the pan clean with kitchen towel (reserve it for step 7)

5 Hoisin Tofu

Cut 4 (8) pieces of tin foil approx. the size of an A3 sheet of paper

Lay each tofu steak in the middle of 2 (4) pieces of foil (doubling the foil prevents any leakages!)

Spoon the marinade over the tofu and scrunch the edges of the foil together to form a sealed parcel, then place them on a baking tray and put then in the oven for 15 min 

6 Hoisin Tofu

Chop the spring onions finely, discarding the roots

Cut the pack choi in half, lengthways

7 Hoisin Tofu

Heat the reserved pan from step 4 on a high heat

Add the pak choi (cut side down) and cook for 5 min or until caramelised without stirring

Add a lid and cook for 3-4 min further until cooked but retaining a slight crunch

Stir the chopped spring onion through the drained rice


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Serve the tofu and sauce with the rice and pak choi to the side

Sprinkle the sesame seeds over the tofu steak for pretty presentation


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