Have you always been a fan of chicken nuggets but would like to increase the amount of plant-based food in your diet? Then these tofu nuggets are perfect for you. The recipe is simple and you can even freeze the nuggets and enjoy them later.
Ingredients 4 Portions
- 600 gTofu
- 1 cupCornstarch
- Sunflower oil (for frying)
For the marinade
For the crumb mix
- 5 tbsp.Panko flour
- 3 tbsp.Breadcrumbs
- 1 tsp.Organic Special Sweet Paprika, Ground
First press the tofu between two heavy pots for 10 minutes to allow any excess water to escape. Then cut the tofu into 0.5 cm-thick slices.
To make the marinade, use a whisk to combine all of the items listed in the ingredients section.
Now dip the tofu in the marinade, then in the cornstarch, then toss in the crumb mix, pressing the breadcrumb coating down gently. Repeat this process for all the slices of tofu.
Now heat the sunflower oil in a pan and fry the nuggets for around 4–5 minutes until golden brown. Then allow to dry on a piece of paper towel.
Serve the nuggets with fries or potato wedges and a variety of different sauces and dips.