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Nori Teriyaki Tofu Sticks recipe served on a plate with rice.

Nori Teriyaki Tofu Sticks

This crispy teriyaki tofu wrapped in nori seaweed is such an umami bomb, and that perfect texture with the seaweed… If you've never liked tofu, try this and let me change your mind!
4.58 from 7 votes
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Asian-Inspired, Japanese-Inspired
Keyword: Teriyaki Tofu Sticks, Vegan Tofu Sticks
Author: Verna
Servings: 2


  • 500 g firm tofu cut into equal sized sticks
  • 4 sheets nori seaweed cut smaller than length of tofu, big enough to wrap around
  • 50 g corn flour
  • 2 tbsps brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps Japanese mirin
  • 6 tbsps light soy sauce use tamari for GF cooking
  • 8 tbsps water


  • Mix the sauces together and set aside.
  • Dip the pieces of cut seaweed lightly in water before wrapping it around each piece of tofu.
  • Coat the wrapped tofu generously in cornflourHeat up a pan with cooking oil and gently pan fry until golden brown.
  • When the tofu is all cooked, turn the heat down to low and pour the teriyaki sauce over it.
  • Let the water evaporate and sauce thicken, turning the tofu slightly to ensure all evenly coated.
  • Sprinkle on some sesame seeds as garnish and serve immediately.
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