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Vegan Chick’n McNuggets

Serve with golden, crispy nuggets and a Homemade Mustard Sauce!

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Vegan Chick’n McNuggets
Vegan Chick’n McNuggets
Vegan Chick’n McNuggets
Vegan Chick’n McNuggets

Vegan Chick’n McNuggets

Emily Kate Johnston
Serve with golden, crispy nuggets and a Homemade Mustard Sauce!
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 165 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 800 grams extra form tofu frozen the night before ⠀
  • 4 cups corn flakes⠀
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp onion powder⠀
  • 1 tsp garlic powder⠀
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika 
  • 1 cup plant milk  I used unsweetened hemp⠀
  • 3 tbsp tapioca starch

Vegan Mustard Sauce

  • 1/3 cup water 
  • 1/2 cup dark brown pure maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup white wine vinegar ⠀
  • 1 tbsp coconut or brown sugar 
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch 
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tbsp ground mustard 
  • 4 tsp tamarind sauce 
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Take tofu out of freezer and press in between paper towels and two cutting boards to remove excess moisture for 30 mins.
  • Meanwhile in a bowl whisk the plant milk and tapioca starch and set aside.
  • Next crumble the corn flakes into small pieces with your hands and mix in the panko breadcrumbs, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Once all moisture is removed from tofu slice into nugget pieces or crumble into varying shapes using your hands. 
  • Heat olive oil in a pan until shimmering then add tofu and sear each side until golden. 
  • Leave to cool then dip each piece into the bowl of plant milk and tapioca starch and then the cornflake mix. 
  • Place on oven tray with light oiled baking paper and cook in oven for 15-20 mins until golden. 

Vegan Mustard Sauce

  • Meanwhile for the mustard sauce place all ingredients into a pot and cook over medium heat until boiling, let boil for 2-3 minutes until thick and glossy.
  • Serve with golden, crispy nuggets and...⠀Enjoy 😉
Keyword corn flakes, cornstarch, garlic powder, mustard, olive oil, onion powder, panko bread crumbs, pure maple syrup, smoked paprika, tamarind sauce, tofu, turmeric, white wine vinegar

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