Crispy Tofu Croutons

Crispy Tofu Croutons

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  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 8 min
  • Total: 18 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

These crispy ‘croutons’ made from firm tofu are a healthier alternative to traditional white-bread croutons. Add to soups and salads for additional flavor and added texture.

Ingredients

  • Sea salt
  • 1 14-ounce package firm tofu, drained, dried and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch

Directions

  1. Put the tofu into a bowl, add the cornstarch and toss to coat.
  2. Place 1/4-inch of vegetable oil into a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Once the oil begins to shimmer, add the tofu and fry for 8 minutes until crisp, turning once halfway through the cooking time. Remove the pan from the heat and then sprinkle the tofu with salt.

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