Chickpea Fried Tofu

Delightfully crispy tofu cubes, coated with a well seasoned and nutritious chickpea flour batter makes for a powerful comfort food with a robust flavor. This made me fall in love with tofu all over again. The recipe is super simple, and it consistently turns out amazing every single time. Read on below for full instructions.

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Chickpea Fried Tofu
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Vegan
Serves: Serves 3
Ingredients
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 16 oz (1 lb) extra firm tofu
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • oil for frying (i used avocado oil)
Instructions
  1. Mix chickpea flour, oregano, thyme, salt, chili flakes and nutritional yeast in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Cut the tofu into cubes and cover with the chickpea flour mix.
  3. Spread the olive oil and apple cider vinegar over the tofu cubes, massage with your hands or mix with a fork until the tofu cubes are all coated.
  4. Cook in a frying fan, turning a few times until it develops a golden-brown crust.
  5. Serve as a protein component alongside noodles, rice, veggies, salads...

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