5 Ingredient Buffalo Tofu

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5-ingredient

buffalo

tofu

Prep Time

5 minutes

5 Ingredients

This Buffalo Tofu is crispy perfection and absolutely bursting with bold flavor with only 5 simple ingredients.

Cooking Time

25 minutes

WHY

MAKE THIS?

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texture

texture

No spongy tofu here! It's all about that crispy exterior.  Perfect for dipping! 

the

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easy

Minimal ingredients and ready in a flash! 

it's

to make

INGREDIENTS

Olive Oil

Hot Sauce

Cornstarch

Butter

Tofu

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1

step

Preheat your oven to 400°F. Drain your tofu & place between kitchen towels. Use something heavy to put on top of your tofu to press for at least 5 minutes.

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2

step

Slice your tofu into 10-12 thin strips (about 1/4-inch thick) and press one more time with a clean towel to absorb any excess liquid. 

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3

step

Use a pastry brush to coat all sides of the tofu with olive oil (or toss the tofu in olive oil).

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4

step

Sprinkle cornstarch on both sides of your tofu strips and lay them out flat on a baking sheet, making sure they are not overlapping one another. 

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5

step

Bake for 15 minutes, remove from the oven to flip, and then bake for another 10-15 more minutes. Check on your tofu regularly. You’ll know your tofu strips are done when they start to turn golden brown. 

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6

step

Melt the butter, add the hot sauce and use a whisk or a fork to stir and form your quick buffalo sauce. 

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7

step

Remove the tofu from the oven and place it on a paper towel. Allow it to cool for 2-3 minutes before using a second paper towel to blot off any excess oil. 

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GREEN

tip!

Paper products from trees contribute to deforestation.

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8

step

Use a pastry brush to generously coat the tofu with your buffalo sauce. Enjoy with a dip—or one of these suggestions coming up!