Post published on November 15, 2022 by vspiceroute

Last post modified on August 14, 2023 by vspiceroute


Crispy Tofu Bites are perfect to serve as an appetizer for thanksgiving or holiday parties. They turn out so crunchy and is perfect to snack on. They are high in protein and will curb your hunger till the next meal. I like to pair them along with roasted red pepper aioli and the combo of the two is match made in heaven. The crispy tofu and creamy sauce makes an amazing healthy appetizer idea. 

Crispy Tofu Bites

f you are looking for a healthy and delicious high protein snack, then look no further. Try the Crispy Tofu Bites paired along with the Roasted Red Pepper Aioli. These crispy tofu are perfect to snack by themselves or you can add them to salad or a Buddha Bowl. These are guilt free so and the crunch will keep you craving for more. They come together in less than 15 minutes and you can even serve them as an appetizer for your parties. Checkout the recipe below 👇🏾 
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, vegan
Servings 8 pieces


  • 1/2 packed extra firm tofu
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 cup vegan bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp balsamic glaze or vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup roasted red pepper aioli


  • Drain the water out of tofu
  • Cut the tofu into triangle pieces of equal size and place them in a mixing bowl
  • Drizzle balsamic glaze and soy sauce over the tofu
  • Add garlic powder, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder and salt
  • Coat the tofu with seasoning on sides
  • In a separate pan, mix bread crumbs, salt and remaining 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • Cost the tofu with bread crumbs mixture
  • Heat a grill pan and brush it with oil or you can bake at 375 degree Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until crispy on all sides
  • Grill the tofu till it’s crispy on all sides
  • Serve the tofu hot with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli or Garnish the tofu with the roasted red pepper aioli and chopped cilantro


Make this gluten free by using gluten free Tamari instead of soy sauce and using gluten free bread crumbs 
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Red pepper Aioli recipe is here

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