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Oyster Sauce Tofu - simple, humble dish that is healthy and delicious

Oyster Sauce Tofu

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 58 kcal


  • 700 grams tofu 1 pound 8 ounce package
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 slice ginger peeled, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 scallion trimmed, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth water can used instead if you don't have broth
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce use vegetarian oyster sauce if desired
  • 2 teaspoons rice wine
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Cut tofu into bite-size squares (about 3/4"). Set aside.

  2. Heat oil in large skillet. Add ginger, garlic and white parts of chopped scallion. Saute until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. 

  3. Add broth, oyster sauce, rice wine and tofu. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium low, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. Stir together cornstarch and water to make a slurry. Stir into tofu to thicken gravy. Drizzle with sesame oil and sprinkle with green parts of chopped scallion.

Recipe Notes

2 Freestyle points/serving

Nutrition Facts
Oyster Sauce Tofu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 58 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 396mg17%
Potassium 76mg2%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.