Crispy Skillet Tofu

Don't turn away from tofu without trying THIS recipe.

Don’t turn away from tofu without trying THIS recipe. Crunchy bites of tofu add plant-based protein power to any rice or noodle dish – tacos and burritos too!


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Crispy Skillet Tofu

These crunchy bites of tofu add plant-based protein power to any rice or noodle dish – tacos and burritos too!
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Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Chinese, Mexican
Servings 4
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 1 package 14 oz extra firm tofu
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt


  • Drain and cube tofu, place in a bowl line with paper towels and drain for at least 10 minutes or place in the fridge to drain for up to 12 hours.
  • Remove paper towel and sprinkle with cornstarch, toss to coat. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet, add tofu cubes and cook, turning frequently until browned and crispy on all sides, about 15 to 20 minutes total.
  • Season with salt and serve.


Calories: 150kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 10gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 250mgFiber: 0.5gSugar: 0g
Keyword crispy tofu
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