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Air Fryer Tofu - Honey Sriracha Air Fryer Tofu

Air Fryer Tofu is deliciously crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside, fragrantly garlicky with a little heat and a little sweetness, and makes ardent tofu lovers out of tofu haters. Bonus: it's as easy as can be in the air fryer!
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American, Pan-Asian
Keyword air fryer tofu, air fryer tofu recipes, crispy tofu air fryer, marinate tofu, tofu air fryer, tofu in air fryer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinating time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 132kcal
Author Rebecca Lindamood


  • 1 block extra firm tofu 14 ounces to 1 pound
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha or chili garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and minced

Optional Garnish:

  • honey


  • Press tofu for 15 minutes to remove excess liquid. Cut the tofu into 1/2-inch to 3/4-inch cubes.
  • If time allows, freeze the tofu overnight, then thaw. If time does not allow, you can proceed.
  • Add the marinade ingredients to a jar with a tight fitting lid and shake vigorously to combine, or whisk them together in a small measuring cup. Pour the marinade over the tofu and toss to coat before spreading the cubes out into a single layer.
  • Cover and marinate for 15 minutes, tossing occasionally. In the last 5 minutes of marinating, preheat the air fryer to 400ºF.
  • When the air fryer is preheated, add the tofu into the air fryer basket. Set it for 375˚F and air fry for 15 minutes, shaking the basket every 5 minutes to ensure it cooks evenly and all edges crisp.
  • Garnish immediately before serving with a drizzle of honey and serve.


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 739mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg