The best tofu recipe ever

Tofu can be challenging. It sometimes scrambles and goes to mush or it just tastes really bland.

Tofu done like this is entirely different, a really good firm tofu with a crunchy seasoned coating.

It’s beautiful with our sweet chilli sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 pack of very firm tofu (250-300g), I used one by The Tofoo Co
  • a few tablespoons of sesame seeds
  • a few heaped tablespoons of panko breadcrumbs
  • sea salt
  • coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 free range organic eggs, beaten (if you’re vegan just coat the tofu in coconut oil before breadcrumbing)
  • olive oil for frying

Nuush clients: Please apply the portion sizes stated in your account and divide the recipe so that you make only as much you need.

Instructions

Beat the eggs in a shallow bowl.

Mix the breadcrumbs, seeds, salt and pepper in another shallow bowl.

Cut the tofu into bitesize chunks.

Coat each tofu piece in egg then roll it in the crumb coating.

Heat some olive oil in a frying pan and gently fry the tofu pieces for about a minute or so on every side. Use two forks to gently turn them so you don’t knock the coating off.

Serve with sweet chilli sauce.

Nutrition Info

Tofu

Tofu is a great source of calcium for healthy teeth and bones and good nerve signalling. It’s also a good source of protein.

Good honest nutrition

I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

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