Tocino Spam

35 minutes
15 minuto

30 minutes
5 minuto

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

Mga Tagubilin


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


Combine all other ingredients (marinade) in a container.


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


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

Step 5

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