VEGAN AIR-FRYER BUFFALO TOFU POPPERS
- 06 Jun, 2021
The attached blog has been edited, Vivienne, food consultant, from this original site: https://vegnews.com/2021/5/vegan-air-fryer-buffalo-tofu-poppers
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These spicy, healthful poppers are a great way to surprise any tofu critics.
Serve these fiery tofu poppers from Vivienne alongside cool vegan ranch or sour cream for a tasty, crowd-pleasing appetizer.
What you need:
1 (14-18-ounce) package extra-firm tofu or baked Tofu (Trader Joe's)
½ cup chickpea flour or corn flower
½ cup water, plus ¼ cup more if needed
1.5 cups bread crumbs
½-3/4 cup hot sauce
2 tablespoons maple syrup
¼ cup chopped cilantro, for garnish
What you do:
- Preheat air-fryer to 350 degrees. Crumble tofu into 2-inch pieces. Into a large bowl, combine flour and water. Onto a plate, add breadcrumbs.
- Dip each piece of tofu into batter, then roll in bread crumbs. Set aside. Repeat with remaining pieces.
- Air-fry battered tofu for 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Into a medium bowl, combine maple syrup and hot sauce.
- Add finished tofu poppers to maple syrup and hot sauce. Toss, garnish with cilantro and serve.