CRISPY BAKED TOFU NUGGETS

These bite sized tofu nuggets made with panko bread crumbs. They're perfect with dinner or as an appetizer!


Ingredients

  • 1 block (14 ounces) extra firm tofu
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 flax eggs or eggs (1 flax egg= 1 tablespoon flax + 3 tablespoons water) let flax eggs sit 5 minutes before using
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional - makes it spicy!!
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
Instructions
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  • Slice the tofu into 10 squares: Cut the tofu into 5 slices along the long edge, then cut each column in half to make squares. Lightly press each slice of tofu with a paper towel to remove some of the water. 
  • To make the marinade, stir together the vegetable broth and soy sauce in a shallow pan. Marinate the tofu in the vegetable broth mixture for at least 10 minutes.
  • Prepare 3 bowls: one with the flour, one with panko bread crumbs and spices, and one with the flax eggs. Coat the tofu in the flour, then the flax eggs, then the panko.
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