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Tofu Nuggets

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Looking for a quick appetizer? Then check out these bread crumb coated tofu nuggets served hot with sauce. Ready in just 20 minutes!

Ingredients

3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
6
tablespoons cold water
2/3
cup unseasoned dry bread crumbs
1
teaspoon salt
Dash of ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
package (12 oz) extra-firm tofu packed in water, drained, cut into 1-inch cubes
Vegetable oil
2/3
cup barbecue sauce, sweet-and-sour sauce, salsa or ketchup

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, beat flour and water with wire whisk or hand beater until smooth. In shallow dish or pie plate, toss bread crumbs, salt and red pepper.
  • 2 Dip tofu cubes into batter, then roll in bread crumb mixture to coat.
  • 3 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil (1/2 inch) over medium-high heat. Cook 15 nuggets at a time in oil about 1 minute, turning once, until golden brown. Drain nuggets on paper towels. Serve hot with barbecue sauce.
  • 1 In small bowl, beat flour and water with wire whisk or hand beater until smooth. In shallow dish or pie plate, toss bread crumbs, salt and red pepper.
  • 2 Dip tofu cubes into batter, then roll in bread crumb mixture to coat.
  • 3 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil (1/2 inch) over medium-high heat. Cook 15 nuggets at a time in oil about 1 minute, turning once, until golden brown. Drain nuggets on paper towels. Serve hot with barbecue sauce.

Expert Tips

Extra-firm tofu holds up to frying and gives these golden brown nuggets a slightly chewy texture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
470mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
5g
5%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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