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Vegan tofu chik'n nuggets in a star shape with mac 'n' cheese in a portable box with a small wood bowl of ketchup next to it

Vegan Tofu Chik’n Nuggets

Crispy gluten-free vegan tofu nuggets. These are so easy to make and are a healthy lunch or quick dinner option for kids and adults.
Course Entree, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American, Vegan
Keyword crispy vegan nuggets, tofu chicken nuggets, vegan chicken nuggets
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
chill 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 137 kcal
Author Alex Meyer, MA


  • 14 oz Extra Firm Tofu
  • 1/2 Cup Follow Your heart parmesan shreds
  • 2 egg equivalent egg replacer prepared
  • 1 tbsp Bragg’s Sprinkle seasoning
  • 1 tsp sea salt divided
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 cup gluten free breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (176°C)
  2. In a food processor, blend the tofu, parmesan shreds, egg replacer, half the salt, and sprinkle seasoning until uniform in texture.
  3. Spread on a parchment lined baking sheet until 1/4 inch thick.
  4. Place in freezer for ten minutes.
  5. Prepare the bread crumbs by mixing the bread crumbs, garlic powder, onion powder, and half the salt together
  6. Remove and punch into desired shapes with cookie cutter.
  7. Roll the nuggets in the breadcrumbs.
  8. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and lightly spray the nuggets with olive oil.
  9. Bake for ten to twelve minutes per side or until golden brown.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts are an estimate only.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Tofu Chik’n Nuggets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 137 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 723mg31%
Potassium 9mg0%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.