Tocino Spam

35 minutes
Tagal ng paghahanda

30 minutes
Tagal ng pagluluto

3–5 servings


A delicious, veganized spin on two Filipinx staple items. Serve with sinangag and a vegan fried egg to create a new classic: tocino spamsilog!

Recipe by: Mabi David and Karla Rey
Larawan ni: Matt Long

Mga Sangkap

  • 2 kutsarang maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons toyo
  • 2 kutsarang sriracha sauce
  • 1 kutsaritang paprika
  • ½ kutsaritang pepper
  • 1 block of firm or extra firm tofu
  • Vegetable oil for frying


Hakbang 1

Slice tofu into ½ inch thickness. Press between a towel.

Hakbang 2

Combine all other ingredients (marinade) in a container.

Hakbang 3

Coat each slice of tofu and leave in the marinade. Leave for at least 30 minutes.

Hakbang 4

To cook, fry the ones that are soaked in the marinade first and work your way up.

Hakbang 5

Serve it on top of a salad, as a sandwich, or with garlic fried rice.