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Golden Crispy Tofu Nuggets

vegan tofu nuggets

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably experienced the challenges of feeding your kids healthy foods. That’s why our tofu nuggets are the perfect way introduce your family to plant-based foods. Pack them for lunch, use them in wraps, or snack on a few, so you can boost your protein intake!

Golden Crispy Tofu Nuggets

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 418kcal


  • Oven
  • Baking tray
  • Parchment/wax paper


  • 150 g tofu firm
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce for marinade
  • 0.5 cup all purpose flour
  • 0.75 cup soy milk unflavored, unsweetened
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper ground
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 0.5 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 0.75 cup bread crumbs
  • 0.25 cup cornflakes finely crushed


  • Preheat oven to 400°F or 204°C.
  • Cut block of tofu down the side, and press firmly (but carefully) between 2 chopping boards, to remove excess liquid.
  • Cut tofu into smaller, nugget-sized rectangles.
  • Marinade in soy sauce for about 20 minutes
  • Combine flour, soy milk, salt, pepper, nutritional yeast, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper in a mixing bowl. Whisk together until well combined.
  • Combine bread crumbs and crushed cornflakes in a separate bowl.
  • To prepare tofu nuggets, dip tofu in batter, then into bread crumbs, and finally place on your baking tray over parchment paper. Spray with a bit of oil to achieve golden color.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes, or until golden and crispy.
  • Serve with ketchup, or a dip of your choice.


Serving: 75g | Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2540mg | Potassium: 333mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 598IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 292mg | Iron: 6mg
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Patricia Maroday

Hi I'm Patricia. Wife. Writer. Marketer. Cruelty-free and eco-friendly products researcher. Soccer mom to a son who thinks I am a vegan scientist. I just want to encourage people to try out the vegan lifestyle their way and making a global impact together. Join my movement!

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