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Healthy crispy tofu in a bowl garnished with salad and sesame seeds.
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How to Make Crispy Tofu (easy, healthy, no-fry)

Ever wondered how to make perfect crispy tofu? This simple method is less hassle than frying and will give you crispy tofu every time.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, comfort food, gluten-free, healthy, vegan, vegetarian
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 454g block medium or firm tofu (don't use soft - it will fall apart)
  • tablespoon soy sauce or tamari (use gluten free if needed - I liek Braggs Soy Seasoning)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil (or another flavourless oil that can tolerate high temperatures)


  • Preheat your oven's broiler/grill (top heat in oven).
  • Cut tofu into 1-inch cubes and place on a baking tray. (You're welcome to press your tofu if you like, but it's not essential.)
  • Toss cubes in soy sauce, apple cider vinegar and avocado oil and make sure they're well coated.
  • Broil in oven for 10 minutes, then flip tofu cubes.
  • Broil for another 10 minutes, or until tofu tofu is golden.
  • Enjoy in your favourite stir fry, salad or buddha bowl!