30 min 2
If you're missing fries with that burger and shake, don't despair-try this recipe for tofu fries with a crispy-on-the-outside and moist-on-the-inside texture. Paired with Sugar-Free Ketchup or garlic aioli, its hard to tell these from the real deal. Make sure to remove as much moisture as possible before frying for the crispiest texture.
Oil for frying
1 package (12 ounces) extra-firm tofu sliced into ¼-inch slices
1 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
¼ teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
Sugar-Free Ketchup for serving
Directions Preparing:15 minCooking:15 min
Step 1In a large pot, heat about 4 inches of oil to 350°F.
Step 2Dry each tofu slice thoroughly between paper towels or a dishcloth.
Step 3In a medium bowl, mix together the salt, black pepper, cumin, parsley, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper.
Step 4Dredge the tofu fries in the spice mixture and set aside.
Step 5Working in batches, add a few fries at a time to the oil so they do not stick together. Cook each batch for about 4 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon. Set aside on a paper towels to drain.
Step 6Repeat the process with the remaining tofu strips, working in batches as needed.
Step 7Serve with Sugar-Free Ketchup.
Nutrition Facts (per serving of 3:1)