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How to Freeze Tofu

How to Freeze Tofu

Did you know that tofu can absorb flavors better when it is frozen? Yes! This guide will tell you when, why and exactly how to freeze your tofu.

Block of frozen tofu in a zipper bag.

So, you already love tofu. Maybe you are working on it. You might be a newbie to tofu and are just getting started (in that case, you should read my guide on tofu). If you’re looking for a simple way to elevate your tofu, then I have a hack that will do the trick: freeze it.

The game changes when you freeze tofu. It changes the texture of tofu and makes it more flavor-absorbent. This guide will cover why you would want to freeze the tofu. I will then walk you through how to freeze it, as well as give you tips on how to use and thaw it.


Why Freeze Tofu

The shelf-life of tofu will be extended if you free it. Tofu, being perishable will only keep in the refrigerator for a limited time. How long can you store it? You can find out more in our tofu storage guide.

Tofu is better when it’s frozen, so you can use it in certain recipes.

Improved Texture

Tofu is known for its somewhat…

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