Serve these crispy fried tofu nuggets withyour favorite dipping sauce.
Recipe: Tofu Nuggets
1 (16-ounce) package extra-firm tofu,well drained
Slice the tofu into 1/2-inch slices. Placebetween several towels and place a light book on top of them.Allow to sit for about 15 minutes. This will remove any excessliquid from the tofu. Remove from the towels and cut the slicesinto 1/2-inch cubes.
In a small bowl, beat the egg whites witha fork. Add the tofu and stir gently to coat the cubes completely.
In another small bowl, mix the wheat germ,cornmeal, salt, and pepper. Mix well. To the mixture, add thetofu in small batches and toss until the tofu is coated.Place the cubes onto a lightly greased bakingsheet, spaced well apart.
Bake at 400°F (205°C) until goldenbrown, about 15 to 20 minutes, turning the tofu over every 5minutes or so.
Serve hot with a sauce for dipping.
1 large egg white
3 tablespoons wheat germ
2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
Salt and pepper to taste
Makes about 24 servings.
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