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delicious tofu adobo garnished with green spring onions
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Filipino Tofu Adobo

Here's a delicious vegan dish made with tofu, mushrooms and a classic Filipino adobo sauce that tastes sweet, tangy and savory!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Calories: 231kcal


  • cup dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegan oyster mushroom sauce
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked peppercorns
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • 13 oz firm tofu cut into large cubes
  • 4 oz whole button mushrooms cut in halves
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • cup green onions for garnish


  • In a large non-reacting bowl, mix dark soy sauce, oyster mushroom sauce, white vinegar, chopped garlic, bay leaf, brown sugar, peppercorns and chili powder until well combined.
  • Add the tofu, mushroom and marinate for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Remove the tofu from the marinade.
  • On a pan over medium high heat, add the oil and heat for about 1 minute.
  • Next, fry the tofu until it’s crisp and dark brown for 3 minutes on each side, then set the fried tofu in a serving bowl.
  • In the same pan, add the mushrooms with the adobo marinade  and cook and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Toss in the tofu into the sauce, put salt and pepper to taste then mix well.
  • Garnish with green onions and serve with steamed rice.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1335mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 73IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 2mg
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