Fried Tofu “Croutons”


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time20 mins
  • Makes4 Adult Sized Servings
Fried Tofu “Croutons”


  • 1 blcok (350 g) extra-firm tofu, cut into 3/4-in. cubes

  • 1/4 cup canola oil

  • 1/3 cup cornstarch

  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Place tofu cubes on a paper-towel-lined plate (pat them dry with more paper towels).

  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high. Toss tofu in cornstarch to coat, and fry for 5 min, turning occasionally, or until crisp.

  • Use a slotted spoon to remove tofu to a paper-towel-lined plate and season with salt. Serve with Shaved Carrot, Fennel and Bok Choy Salad

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 186, Protein 12g, Carbohydrates 8g, Fat 12g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 159mg.


Fried cubes of extra-firm tofu will entice the kids and add a dose of protein.

This article was originally published on Dec 04, 2013

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