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Tofu Jerky I

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"This is an adaptation of a traditional jerky recipe."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    8 hrs

    2 days 8 hrs 30 mins


  1. Combine garlic powder, salt, and pepper in small bowl.
  2. Slice tofu in thin strips. Rub spices into tofu strips. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 days.
  3. Preheat oven to 115 degrees F (45 degrees C), or lowest oven setting. Line oven rack with foil, and place rack in lowest oven position.
  4. Place tofu strips directly on foil. Bake for 6 to 8 hours.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 23, 2004

I froze the tofu for 2 days before baking it to give it more texture. This is the best jerky recipe I've tried so far!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 24, 2004

The tofu jerky recipe unfortunatly did not turn out as well as I expected. I did follow the directions except adding a few more spices such as paprika, onion flakes, and cayenne to kick it up a notch. I used my food dehydrator to cook the tofu but it ended up not chewy as expected but just with an unpleasant texture. And this was after only 5 hours in there. It was also way too salty for my and my husbands tastes. I will not make this again.


9 Ratings

Jan 28, 2004

This turned out HORRIBLY. I was so excited at the prospect of having a good tofu jerky recipe but it turned out way too salty and was not the texture of jerky. I followed the simple directions and cooked at 150 degrees..which was the lowest my oven could go. I don't know if that was part of the problem with texture. I would not recommend anyone try this recipe. It will only break your heart.

Jan 23, 2004

WAY too salty

Aug 18, 2007

A very unusual recipe; my first time trying tofu and I can bravely say I will not attempt to do so again. By the time these were done, the texture was in between dry and jiggly, and therefore very unpleasant. I don't know where I went wrong, but we threw out the lot.

Jul 11, 2008

This was bomb for me; my good friend who is an AMAZING cook tried it and I understand the concept after tasting his, but still . . . dunno!

Sep 18, 2011

I'm just beginning to be a vegetarian today, and with all of these great reviews, I think that this may be the first tofu recipe I try!


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  • Calories
  • 113 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 6.6 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 12.1 g
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 1174 mg
  • 47%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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