Vegan Tofu "Fish" Sticks

Breaded vegan tofu fish sticks
Breaded tofu fish sticks.
  • 45 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings

Looking for a homemade vegan fish substitute? Look no further!

Make fishy-flavored vegetarian "fish sticks" using tofu and seaweed flakes. These easy baked or fried vegan tofu mock-fish sticks are low in fat if you bake them, and will be a hit with the kids. Serve with a vegan tartar sauce, ketchup, or even ranch dressing or barbecue sauce.

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What You'll Need

  • 2 blocks tofu (firm or extra firm, pressed)
  • 1/4 cup soy milk
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp.  nori seaweed (crumbled)
  • 1 tsp. lemon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 F.
  2. Slice tofu into strips and coat well with flour.
  3. In a pie plate or shallow bowl, whisk together the soy milk, soy sauce and lemon juice. In a separate bowl or pie plate, combine bread crumbs, nori and lemon pepper.
  4. Carefully dip floured tofu in soy milk mixture, then coat well in bread crumbs.
  5. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, turning over once, until crispy and golden brown. Or, pan fry on both sides in a bit of oil.

    Serve with a vegan tartar sauce.

    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 204
    Total Fat 6 g
    Saturated Fat 1 g
    Unsaturated Fat 1 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 473 mg
    Carbohydrates 30 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Protein 12 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)