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Tofu Fries

These Tofu Fries are a healthy baked vegetarian appetizer and coated in a gluten free almond flour batter, oregano, paprika and served with a spicy Sriracha mayo sauce. 

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Keyword breaded tofu recipe, panko tofu, tofu recipe baked
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 16 fries
Calories 37 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

  • 1 block extra-firm tofu , pressed
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper divided

Sriracha Dipping Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons Greek Yogurt OR dairy-free yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha OR hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro finely chopped
  • juice from half a lime

Instructions

  1. Make the tofu fries: After the tofu has been pressed, cut into long rectangular fingers.
  2. In a shallow dish, add the egg and beat lightly. In another shallow dish, toss the panko together with half of the salt and black pepper. In another shallow dish, combine the flour, paprika, oregano, and the other half of the salt and black pepper.
  3. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper, set aside.

  4. Evenly and generously coat the tofu sticks in the flour mixture, then dip in the egg bowl, then dredge all sides with the Panko/sesame mixture evenly. Repeat with the remaining sticks.
  5. Place on baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway until golden and crispy.
  6. Serve immediately with dipping sauce.
  7. Make the Sriracha dipping sauce

    Whisk ingredients in a bowl until combined. Set aside.

Nutrition Facts
Tofu Fries
Amount Per Serving (1 fry)
Calories 37
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 142mg6%
Potassium 53mg2%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.