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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.
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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: 137kcal
Author: Alex Meyer, MA


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


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


The Nutrition Facts are an estimate only.


Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 723mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.6mg