Recipe: Cornmeal Breaded Tofu

Updated: Mar 14, 2011, 09:46 AM IST

This is an easy recipe that the kids will be sure to love.


•a bit of oil
•1 package firm or extra firm tofu, well pressed
•2 tbsp nutritional yeast
•1/4 cup flour
•1/4 cup corn meal
•1 tsp chili powder
•1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
•1/4 tsp salt
•1/4 tsp pepper


Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees and lightly brush a baking pan with olive oil.
Slice the tofu into rectangular strips, about 1/2 inch thick.

Combine the nutritional yeast, flour, corn meal and spices until well-mixed.

Place tofu in the cornmeal mixture a few pieces at a time and coat well. Place on baking sheet.

Bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly golden brown, then flip the tofu over and bake for another 5 minutes.

This cornmeal breaded tofu can also be lightly fried in oil for a few minutes on each side until lightly golden browned.

Enjoy your cornmeal baked tofu with ketchup or another dipping sauce, perhaps barbecue sauce or even a bit of hot sauce.