Tofu Nuggets

Looking for a quick appetizer? Then check out these bread crumb coated tofu nuggets served hot with sauce. Ready in just 20 minutes!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 10
 

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

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LOCATION

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

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Expert Tips

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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