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If you’re skeptical about trying tofu, or simply don’t like the texture, then these easy, crispy, TikTok recipes are guaranteed to win you over, and become your new obsession! These recipes will prove to you that tofu is anything but boring and can be transformed into the tastiest, crispiest dishes!
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1. Crispy Garlic Tofu
@bearengerCRISPY TOFU CRISPY TOFU #plantbased #healthyrecipes♬ We Can’t Be Friends – Dream Koala
You have to try this crispy garlic tofu recipe by Bearenger. In this recipe, you start out by pressing your block of tofu to dry it out. Then you add your oil and spices to a bowl and mix with your cubed tofu pieces. The last step is to add the tofu to an oven or an air fryer. You will be pleasantly surprised by the final result. They will be crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and will quickly become your new favorite food!
2. Crispy Adobo Tofu
@scheckeatsalso a drizzle of oil! (Hard to fit every detail in) this recipe has gotten rave reviews on my site! #crispytofu #crispyadobotofu #tofu #vegan♬ animal crossing ~ new horizons lofi – Closed on Sunday
If you’re someone who is skeptical of trying tofu, then this recipe is for you! This crispy tofu by Scheckeats is inspired by Adobo seasoning, making it the perfect addition to top off your tacos, burritos, and burrito bowls. All you need to do is break up lightly pressed firm tofu into irregular pieces and add a bunch of flavorful spices. Don’t forget to add the cornstarch for the texture! The final step is to roast them for a couple minutes until they get super crispy!
3. Easy Crispy Tofu
@plantyouReply to @eh_my_uh_lee for more step by step easy plant based recipes you know what to do #MyFutureThanksMe #plantbased #tofu #crispytofu #recipe♬ Astronaut In The Ocean – Masked Wolf
In only 5 easy steps, you can make this easy crispy tofu by Plantyou that tastes ridiculously delicious! First, you want to press out the extra water from your block of tofu, and cut them into equal square pieces. Next, coat them with veggie broth or oil, and season! Lastly, bake the tofu in an oven or air fryer for 30 minutes and voila! This will be your new go-to tofu recipe.
4. Crispy Sesame Tofu with Sticky Sauce
@mobkitchenCrispy sesame tofu with sticky sauce. Full recipe on the website. You need to try it. #FYP #FoodTikTok #CookWithMe #learnontiktok #vegan♬ original sound – MOB Kitchen
This recipe for crispy sesame tofu with sticky sauce by mobkicthen will win you over! You want to start by chopping your block of tofu into little cubes, and patting them dry with a paper towel. Transfer the tofu into a bowl and add grated garlic on top. Dip the tofu cubes into your mixture of oil, cornstarch, and spices. Fry your tofu in a pan with chili, oil, and pepper. They should be crispy on all sides!
5. Gluten-Free Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets
@gatherednutritiongluten free crispy baked tofu nuggets !! #foodontiktok #foodtiktok #glutenfree #healthyrecipes #tofurecipe #recipe♬ Buttercup – Jack Stauber
This recipe for crispy baked tofu nuggets is gluten-free, vegan, and delicious! @Gatherednutrition starts out by pressing out the liquid from her tofu as much as possible. She then adds coconut aminos to the tofu and cuts them into cubes. While she lets that sit, she makes her breading consisting of a bunch of flavorful spices, and crushed tortilla chips! Once the tofu is well coated in the breading, bake for 40 minutes and serve with your favorite dipping sauce!
6. Crispy Tofu
@jensnomstiktoksChili oil recipe on chili udon video! #chilioil #friedtofu #tofurecipe #easyrecipe #quickrecipes #foryou #fyp #asianfood #tiktokasiangirl #spicytofu♬ You Got It – Vedo
Make this crispy pan-fried tofu in under 10 minutes! Start off with some extra-firm tofu and press as much water out as you can. Jen recommends using a heavy book on top to really get rid of the moisture. Cut the tofu into cube-sized pieces, and roll them around in some cornstarch. Pan-fry in oil and they’re ready to be devoured!
7. Crispy Taiwanese Popcorn Tofu
@cupoftjCrispy Taiwanese popcorn tofu, doesn’t use eggs! Recipe: Wandering Chopsticks. #asianfood #tofu #recipe #learnontiktok #tiktokpartner♬ LULLABY WALTZ – Marcel Coulomb
You need to try this recipe for crispy Taiwanese popcorn tofu, it’s to die for. After pressing and cutting your tofu in little square cubes, prepare the spice and your mixture and coat your tofu in it 3 times! Not only will this process help with the flavor, but the texture will be amazing! Fry them on medium-heat until golden brown.
8. Crispy Oven-Baked Asian Style Tofu
@drvincentespositoCrispy Oven-Baked Asian-Style Tofu. #tofu #tofurecipe #healthyrecipe #veganrecipe #wfpb #easyrecipe #simplerecipe #health #recipesoftiktok #fyp #baked♬ Lofi – Domknowz
Check out this crispy baked asian tofu by drvincentesposito. He starts off by making a simple sauce of Tamara, olive oil, rice wine vinegar, maple syrup, and some spices. He then pours this mixture over his tofu pieces and gently tosses them to coat, and bakes for 40 minutes. The final product looks divine!
9. Crispy Fried Tofu with Garlic Sauce
@tiffycooksCrispy fried tofu w/ garlic sauce, copycat IYKYK 😉 #crispy #tofu #easyrecipe #garlic♬ original sound – TIFFY COOKS 🥟
As part of tiffycooks night market series. she shows us how to create a recipe for crispy fried tofu with garlic sauce. First, she cuts up her tofu into cubes and lets it soak in salt water for 20 minutes. While waiting, she makes a mixture of vegetarian oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, and grated garlic. After the mixture is done, she coats the tofu in rice flour and fries the tofu for 10 minutes. To top everything off, she drizzles the tofu in the homemade sauce!
10. Crispy Tofu Nuggets
@alyssafontainerdCrispy Tofu Nuggets✨Easy vegan meal prep, add them to any meal! Recipe ✍️ on IG✌️ #veganmealprep #easymealprep #healthymealprep #mealpreprecipes♬ Booty Swing – Parov Stelar
Alyssafontainerd is a vegan dietitian and shows us how to make her crispy tofu nuggets. She starts by mixing together olive oil, soy sauce, nutritional yeast, and spices. She then tears up her blocks of tofu and adds them to the mixture. Once all of the tofu pieces are evenly covered with sauce, bake them for 30 minutes. You can eat them alone or add them to salads and sandwiches!
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