Crispy Baked Tofu Recipe

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Crispy baked tofu is an easy and delicious way to incorporate more tofu into your meals. This tofu can be added into a stir-fry, topped on salads or even eaten as a snack.
Dinner
Asian
4
ingredients
9
steps
55
minutes
Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
16 oz
extra-firm tofu
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 tblsp
cornstarch
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions 9 steps | 55 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

Step 2

Press the tofu. Pat the block of tofu dry and wrap with paper towels or a kitchen towel and place on a plate.

Step 3

Top the tofu with another plate and set a heavy object on top. Leave tofu for 15-20 minutes to drain. While the tofu is draining, preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.

Step 4

Remove the weight, plate and wrapping from the tofu. Cube the tofu into 1-inch cubes. Transfer the tofu into a large bowl

Step 5

In a small bowl, mix together the garlic powder, cornstarch, salt and pepper.

Step 6

Sprinkle the cornstarch mixture over the tofu and stir to coat.

Step 7

Place the tofu on the prepared baking sheet, spacing them so that they are not touching each other.

Step 8

Bake tofu for 15 minutes. Flip the tofu and bake for another 15 minutes.

Step 9

Serve the crispy baked tofu immediately paired with a dipping sauce or added as extra protein to your meal. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
89
FAT
4.7 g
PROTEIN
9.4 g
CARBS
4.2 g

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