I'm not sure, if you try it, let us know how it turns out . YAY! Oooh ahhh! Chicken nuggets were a favourite – mostly because of that tasty, crispy seasoned coating! I'm so excited to use this baked tofu in all my vegan recipes! Any idea what I could replace it with? Wonderful! Any tips! I substituted parmesan cheese for the yeast. I bet you will love those recipes too . After reading all the reviews, I decided to try this recipe. They are so easy and delicious, I make them often. These are SO addicting right off the pan, and I can see how versatile it is. Oh that is a win!! I tried to see if this had already been answered but there’s so many comments about how awesome they are that I gave up! I make these bites about once a week to use in wraps and they are awesome! I’m a sleep consultant for babies and kids in London UK. I’m going to make a Colombian soup that has chicken… my friends want to try it but they’re vegan… so here you come with this recipe! Ok so I’m gonna be honest, I was a little worried at first when you said not to press the tofu. Thrilled you love it so much, Jo . I plan on adding some Frank’s red hot next time. You can enjoy them cold, such as in a sandwich or on a salad, or you could reheat them in the oven or in a frying pan . , Mary, I cook oil free and just sub veggie broth in recipes that call for oil. Will definitely be making again! Thank you! I've been making large batches of these glorious tofu nuggets and storing them in the fridge in an air-tight container so they are ready to use whenever hunger strikes. I'll have to join Shelly in the tofu-addiction program. Margaret, I hope that you can find this in your local supermarket as well. , 7! This is one that I make regularly. I have made these many times and today decided to use my air fryer . Cheers to you! I love when you share! Glad you enjoyed them . Thank you so much!!! Cold turkey, just can’t do it) and I made the mistake of using firm tofu instead of extra firm, but I left them in the oven longer and they turned out great. I have been doing your tofu bites on a regular basis and tonight I cooked them in my new cuisinar fry oven toaster, it only took 15 minutes at 350 c and let me tell you it’s brings them you a new level of awesomeness if that’s even possible!! My husband wont stop stealing them off the pan I doubled the sauce/seasonings and added a few drops of liquid smoke. It has a savory taste but takes on other flavors well. Haha! He LOVED it. I love these tofu bites! Or just pick'em off the baking sheet when they come out of the oven! These are no exception, so easy, delicious, and versatile! My taste tester who is a full blown carnivore and believes “tofu gives you boobs” couldn’t get enough of these! Wonderful! And it's fun trying to get them all the exact same size. Only half of it made it to the bowls. I forgot to add, of course I meant the storage after the baking! We did make more of the sauce for the 2 packages of tofu. Not soggy at all and just crispy outside, it tastes a bit like chicken nuggets. I ate half the pan before they were cooled Love these on salad too! Passed along the recipe to several of my friends! I had a similar problem and found that folding the tofu and marinade together with a slightly flexible silicone spatula really helped! 4. I was trying to aim for a simple tofu recipe with a chicken-ish vibe. I have a confession. ... the shapeshifter, can be almost anything you want it to be: chicken nuggets, ribs, meatballs. Thanks! I don't normally post comments on recipes but I make an exception for these. Wow wow wow! Thank you Sam! The crispness of the tofu cubes was retained and they had absorbed some of the flavors of the sauce. Vibe achieved. I like the way it cooks a little better. I love when you share! Love it. Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment . I hope you enjoy many more recipes as well , I just made this recipe and WOW is it good, being the only vegan in my house the rest of my family had big steaks which were super red I the middle (gross) and they ended up hating them. Enjoy your vegan journey Aubrey. Haha. ): I will have to try that . These were FREAKING AAAAAMAZING! Instructions. Was so excited to make this! You might be surprised to hear that the moment I decided I was going to go vegan, I was completely and utterly bummed about it. These are kind of like chicken nuggets except so much better because not only are they vegan, but they're really easy to make I'm talking. This is now officially my husband's favorite tofu! Sprinkle Nutritional Yeast and Spices. So very happy you love the recipe so much. seriously, these are amazing and so simple. All of the images and text on this site is the property of It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken. Wrap it like a blanket around a baby. I was fixating on the soy sauce ingredient! Wonderful! Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicon baking sheet and spread your tofu chunks evenly over the baking sheet. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.. Slice the tofu lengthwise into three even slabs. Finally got around to making these & it's so good! I usually don’t do cornstarch, just milk, soy sauce, and some seasonings, because for some reason when I try the corn starch and water it turns difficult to mix and dip in. How do you make Vegan Chicken Nuggets? Hi! Especially when I started to crumble it. Hi Sam - I love these bites and make them all the time. This stuff is soooo amazing, it really gives me the chicken nugget experience somehow. I have made this several times since it was first posted. I can't tell you how much I love it!! I’m curious on how to get around this . Keep a close eye on the tofu as nears the end of baking time so that it doesn't burn. I always do a LOT of recipe testing to make sure they turn out just right, so I'm very happy you put your trust in me. Btw, for a more even coating (and to make it easier), I added a bit of water to the marinade and it tasted just as amazing . It is so darn good! Required fields are marked *. We cooked today for the whole resident extended family (11 people) and these were a huge hit, even with the kids some of whom are going through a fairly picky eating phase. toss to coat evenly. Here's my story →. So happy you enjoyed it so much, Daria . I've made them so many times in the last couple of months I've lost count. Here you'll find my favourite fuss-free vegan recipes. BTW: Good luck in your Best Blogger competition. Thanks so much!! Firstly, I'm in production so am often super critical of how people do videos like this and how the person in front of the camera comes across - and your just my favorite! Marinate for at least 30 minutes at room temperature, or up to 1 hour, stirring halfway through. And now with the added challenge of social distancing it's likely that you may not be gathering at all for this holiday. Now onto the deliciousness....I LOVE this I've made it twice this week and am now experimenting substituting the tofu with cauliflower - no idea how it'll turn out but I'll keep you posted. Amazing. I think you are starting to get it, these tofu bites are completely addictive and they are delicious EVERYWHERE! Social media shares are always welcome. This is one of me and my bfs new favorite recipes. I wonder, should I have added more liquid to the coating mixture, so I wouldn't have to stir the tofu in so long? I wanted to share every little detail of the process, but I was instructed not to... Can you ever go wrong with classic shortbread? I bought tempeh and Don't know what to do with it now . Thank you for your encouragement, Joan! Kids LOVE finger food! These are AMAZING! I used the sauce recipe on one 454gram block of super firm tofu. Made it in the air fryer and put it on a salad. *For oil-free sub the oil for aquafaba, vegetable broth, or water. What do you think? 7. I first made these nuggets early in our vegan journey. Also, could I cook them in an air fryer? I just used a natural one and it wasn’t so firm as in the video. Haha, I think it's getting to be a rather large club. But really trying to go as oil free as possible. And the little bits that get all soaked with marinade and crisped up, mmmmm! Thank you . Made these last night and they were perfect! I can't wait to try them! Thanks for a great new favorite! Add Flavor with Poultry Seasoning. I have no knowledge of high altitude cooking! LOL. I'm a girl who likes challenges, and this recipe was definitely a challenge! Do you mind me posting a link to the tofu bites on my instagram feed (fully credited) as they are a perfect tryptophan snack for promoting an easy bedtime? If you're new to having a vegan Thanksgiving dinner, it can be a bit overwhelming. Thrilled you enjoy it so much! Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, stopping to stir the tofu every now and then. I'm a member myself. So thrilled you loved the recipe so much . Here's my story →. I just can't wait to try this recipe....Tofu on my shopping order today yay! You're gonna need to reimburse me for the Tofu Bite addiction program. Thanks! So versatile! Thank you. I want to use these bites instead of turkee seitan. Hi Jayne, tempeh is pretty different than tofu so it wouldn't work for this recipe in the same way. But I also discovered that they were more than just perfect for a cobb salad. So happy you enjoyed them, Ginnie! Outrageously easy to prep, and incredibly flavorful. Thanks! I resigned myself to the fact that I didn’t like tofu, except when heavily seasoned in a scramble. I just have to tell you this recipe has been a real game changer for us. Tofu chicken-less nuggets are one of most requested dishes I make. Toss the tofu well to evenly coat in the sauce mixture. Achieving the correct seasoning and texture are the two top keys to recipe success when it … Some people eat a tofu dish like these amazing Crispy Tofu Nuggets and declare that it doesn’t take like chicken. How long do these last/can they be refrigerated? I'm going to start using this for meal prep and do up two batches at once. I can't stop snacking on the leftover buffalo bites! Taking this for our picnic on our hike tomorrow....if it lasts that long. I was looking for the best breaded tofu recipe so. We both LOVE how easy it is Toss the tofu well to evenly coat in the sauce mixture. They smelt amazing while baking, I took them out of the oven and hubby and I ate the whole batch from the baking sheet! From this day forward = heavy rotation at my house! It was the perfect comfort food! Thank you! I agree this is KILLER! 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