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Best Ever Tofu Nuggets with Sriracha-Mayo

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tofu nuggets
Servings: 2
Author: Carlo Cao



  • 200 g extra-firm tofu ((7 oz))


  • 100 g all-purpose flour ((3½ oz))
  • 30 g cornstarch ((1 oz))
  • 150 ml water ((⅗ cup))


  • ½ cup panko
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Sriracha mayo dip

  • 3 tbsp vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp sriracha


  • Pat the tofu dry, slice it in half length wise and cut it into 1 inch cubes. Set aside.
  • For the batter, add flour, starch and water to a bowl and mix until smooth. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, add panko, breadcrumbs, onion powder, garlic powder and salt. Mix until combined.
  • Take one tofu cube, dip it into the wet-mixture.
  • Then dip it into the crumb mixture, roll around, and place on a dish. Repeat with remaining tofu.
  • Heat oil in over medium high heat. When oil is hot, add the nuggets.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • Remove to a paper towel to absorb the excess oil.
  • For the sriracha dip, add mayo and sriracha to a small bowl and mix until combined.
  • Serve the nuggets with the sriracha dip and enjoy!