Popcorn Tofu

With thanks to Salad Dodging Vegan for this recipe.

These little bite sized chunks of crispy Tofu make a healthy alternative to the usual array of sugary treats whilst watching a movie!


  1. 200g block of firm tub Tofu (ideally frozen then defrosted before use)
  2. 125 of Couscous
  3. 1 x tbsp of Tarragon
  4. 1 x tbsp of Nutritional Yeast
  5. 1 x tbsp of Cayenne Pepper
  6. 1 x tsp of Salt
  7. 2 x tsp of Black Pepper
  8. 1 x tbsp of Chia Seed Protein Powder
  9. Water
  10. Spray Oil


Serves 3.


  • Place the Couscous in a pan then cover with boiled water, leave to soak in, fluff with a fork then set to one side
  • Press the Tofu between two chopping boards to remove as much moisture as possible, then cut into cubes
  • Place the Couscous in a mixing bowl, then add the Herbs, Spices, and Seasoning and mix together
  • Meanwhile, set the oven to 180c and spritz a baking tray with oil
  • In a separate dish, add the Chia Protein Powder to 7-10 tablespoons of water and mix thoroughly – you want a thinly gloopy consistency so add a little more water if needed
  • Dip each piece of Tofu in the Chia Protein Powder mixture, then coat in Couscous
  • If needs be, shape and press the Couscous mixture around the Tofu, until evenly coated
  • Place onto non-stick or oiled baking tray then do the same with the rest
  • Once all the pieces are on the baking tray, spritz with a little more oil then bake for 20-25 minutes at 180 degrees C, or until golden and crispy
  • Serve with the dip of your choice

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