200 gram Firm Tofu
75 gram Breadcrumb
75 gram Plain Flour
3 tbs Coconut oil
1 tbs Thai red curry paste
2 tsp Sugar
1/2 tsp Salt
1 pinch Ground black pepper
-Preheat the oven to 200 Celsius.
-Put 1 tablespoon of oil into the frying pan. Add Thai red curry paste and 1/2 teaspoon of sugar, then gently fry for approx 5 minutes. Set aside.
-Put the rest of sugar into the breadcrumbs bowl, mix well. Set aside.
-Gently dry the tofu block with the kitchen paper as much as you can.
-Cut the tofu in bite-size squares. Then season with salt and pepper.
-Pour the cooked curry paste on the seasoned tofu. Make sure the paste covers the tofu well.
-One by one, dunk the tofu square in the flour then egg and lastly.. breadcrumbs mixture. Keep repeat this process to all the tofu squares.
-Put 2 tablespoons of the oil into the frying pan. Fry the tofu nugget until it turns lightly golden on each side.
-Transfer the tofu nuggets onto the baking tray. Bake approx 6-8 minutes.
-Take the tofu nuggets out of the oven and serve immediately. I love these tofu nuggets with sweet chilli sauce, mayonnaise and fresh leafy salad. it is also lovely in a burger bun.
-Make sure you get the extra firm tofu as it will maintain the shape a little better.
-Some Thai curry paste contains shrimp paste. Please check the ingredients on the package if you are Vegans.
-Tofu nuggets are also lovely as toppings on noodle soup or serve with Thai spicy salad. Happy cooking 🙋🏽.