Vegan Baked Tofu Sticks Recipe

In case you’re a fanatic of hot wings, you will adore these zesty tofu sticks! They’re canvassed in Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo sauce and gratitude to panko breadcrumbs they’re unbelievably firm.

Furthermore, interestingly, they’re heated and not seared. So they have less calories and are additionally excessively simple to make!

This formula is really a side project of my cauliflower wild ox wings that are very famous on the blog. I love utilizing cauliflower for veggie lover wings yet tofu is additionally an excessively flavorful alternative!

Baked Tofu Sticks

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Recipe by veganheaven Course: Appetizer, EntréesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

45

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

Serve the freshly baked vegan tofu sticks with the vegan ranch and enjoy! Also sprinkle some chopped green onions and freshly chopped parsley on top if you want.

Ingredients

  • For the Baked Tofu Sticks:
  • 21 oz very firm tofu

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond or soy milk

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 2 teaspoons paprika powder

  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs

  • 1 cup Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Wings sauce

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • For the Vegan Ranch Dip:
  • 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon dried or freshly chopped dill

  • 1 teaspoon dried or freshly chopped parsley

  • black pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Drain the tofu and pat it dry with a paper towel. Cut it into sticks.
  • In a large bowl, combine the all-purpose flour, the plant-based milk, the water, the garlic power, the paprika powder, the salt, and the black pepper. Stir until well combined.
  • Dip the tofu sticks into the batter, so they’re completely coated.
  • Then roll them in the panko breadcrumbs.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lay the tofu fingers on the baking sheet. Don’t put them on top of each other. Bake for 25 minutes at 350 °F.
  • Combine Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Wings sauce with a tablespoon of olive oil and pour it over the baked tofu fingers. Evenly coat them from all sides by carefully stirring them a few times.
  • Put the coated sticks back on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake again for 20 minutes at 350 °F.
  • For the vegan ranch dip, combine the vegan mayonnaise with fresh or dried dill and parsley and stir until well combined. Serve the freshly baked vegan tofu sticks with the vegan ranch and enjoy! Also sprinkle some chopped green onions and freshly chopped parsley on top if you want.

Notes

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