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🌶️ Spicy Air Fried Tofu Nuggets Recipe

Looking for a delicious vegan recipe? Try our Spicy Air Fried Tofu Nuggets! Crispy, flavorful, and perfect for snacking or as a main dish. Get the recipe now!

Spicy Air Fried Tofu Nuggets

You will need:

  • extra firm tofuExtra firm tofu
  • cornstarchCornstarch
  • paprika spicePaprika
  • garlic powderGarlic powder
  • cayenne pepper spiceCayenne pepper
  • saltSalt
  • black pepperPepper
  • olive oilOlive oil


  1. First, press the extra firm tofu to remove excess moisture and cut it into nugget-sized pieces.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the cornstarch, paprika, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Mix these ingredients until they are well combined.
  3. Next, coat each tofu nugget in the spice mixture. Make sure each nugget is thoroughly coated for maximum flavor.
  4. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C). This will ensure that the tofu nuggets cook evenly and become crispy.
  5. Lightly brush each tofu nugget with olive oil. This will help the nuggets to get a nice golden color and add a subtle flavor.
  6. Place the tofu nuggets in the air fryer and cook for 15 minutes. Remember to flip the nuggets halfway through the cooking time to ensure they are evenly cooked.


These spicy tofu nuggets are a great vegan alternative to traditional chicken nuggets. They are crispy, flavorful, and perfect for snacking or as a main dish. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Get ready to take your vegan cooking game to the next level with our Spicy Air Fried Tofu Nuggets recipe. This easy-to-follow guide will help you create a mouth-watering vegan dish that's not just delicious but also healthy and cruelty-free.

Discover the Magic of Air Frying

Air frying is a revolutionary cooking method that allows you to enjoy your favorite fried foods with a fraction of the oil. This means you can indulge in crispy, golden nuggets without compromising your health or your commitment to a vegan lifestyle.

Spice Up Your Life

Our Spicy Air Fried Tofu Nuggets are not for the faint-hearted. With a kick of paprika, a hint of garlic, and a dash of cayenne pepper, these nuggets are sure to spice up any meal. But don't worry, you can always adjust the heat to suit your taste.

Perfect for Any Occasion

Whether you're looking for a quick snack, a hearty main, or a crowd-pleasing party dish, these tofu nuggets are a perfect choice. Serve them with your favorite vegan dipping sauce for an extra burst of flavor.

Join the Vegan Revolution

At Meals Vegan, we believe that veganism is more than a diet—it's a lifestyle. It's about making conscious choices that are good for you, good for the animals, and good for the planet.

So why not start your vegan journey today? With our delicious and healthy recipes, you'll discover that vegan food is far from boring. In fact, it's quite the opposite—it's diverse, flavorful, and absolutely satisfying.

Remember, every meal is an opportunity to make a difference. So let's make it count. Let's make it vegan.

Start Cooking Today

Ready to get started? Grab your apron, gather your ingredients, and let's get cooking. Your taste buds (and the planet) will thank you.

Happy cooking!