Crispy Spiced Baked Tofu | Sweet peas and saffron

This baked tofu recipe has a delicious taste and turns golden and crispy when cooked. Delicious and simple to prepare as a snack or starter! Vegan and gluten free.

When it comes to tofu, it's all about that crispy texture! Shall we cook before we do? Tofu tacosor very crispy in the air fryerI love the contrast between the sharp edges and the soft interior.

Overhead intake of tofu cubes that are baked in a baking tray

This baked tofu is tossed into an appetizing blend of spices and then baked to crispy, golden perfection. It's fabulous to serve as it is, or you can go a step further and dip it in a sauce.

Regardless, it's simple, tasty, and a great way to enjoy tofu.

Reasons you might arrive across this recipe

  • Tofu is crispy on the edges and soft on the inside
  • The spice mix is ​​very simple and adds a lot of flavor to the tofu
  • It's very simple to make – no sauce or marinade!

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Check out the video below to see exactly how I made this crispy spicy baked tofu. As simple as that! You can find more in my recipe videos. Youtube channelor Facebook.

Content notes

Essential ingredients for crispy baked tofu
  • Bean curd You will want to select firm or extra firm tofu for this recipe; soft or silky tofu won't work in this recipe.
  • liquid oil We used extra virgin olive oil, but avocado oil is another great choice
  • Cornstarch Helps the tofu surface dry, kind and crispy. In a pinch, you can try using arrowroot starch.

Step by step instructions

Tofu pressed over with paper towels, plates and a glass of peanut butter

1. Press the tofu button Squeezing the tofu removes the unflavoured liquid from the tofu, which improves the flavor and helps it crisp in the oven. To press the tofu, place the tofu between 2 layers of paper towels and plates. Place a heavy object like a can on top and let it sit for 30 minutes.

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