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Popcorn Tofu Nuggets

These Popcorn Tofu Nuggets are a fun and tasty way to enjoy tofu. Coated in a crispy panko crust and served with your favorite dipping sauce, they're perfect for a snack or a meal.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
86% would make again


for 6 servings

  • ¾ cup vegan mayonnaise (180 g)
  • ¾ cup bread crumbs (85 g)
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 14 oz tofu (395 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 331
  • Fat 22g
  • Carbs 18g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 10g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Add the mayonnaise to a small bowl. In another small bowl, combine the bread crumbs, nutritional yeast, paprika, and garlic powder.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400ºF (200ºC).
  3. Slice the tofu in half to form two thinner slabs. Wrap the tofu in paper towels and place a heavy object on top. Let drain for 10 minutes.
  4. Slice the drained tofu into cubes.
  5. Coat the tofu cubes in mayonnaise and then coat in bread crumb mixture.
  6. Place nuggets on a wire rack over a baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 40 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool 5 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!
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