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Breaded Fried Tofu - Tofu Schnitzel (Parve)

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Tofu Schnitzel

Tofu Schnitzel

Giora Shimoni
My 15-year-old son has become a vegetarian, and some days I struggle to find meatless dishes to satiate his teenage boy appetite. The other day when I was making chicken schnitzel for his siblings, I decided to make Tofu Schnitzel for him. I just sliced a tofu cake, breaded it and then fried it as if it was a piece of chicken. He loved it!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 cakes of tofu (approximately 8 ounces or 250 grams each)
  • 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • Paprika, garlic, salt, pepper and parsley to taste
  • 2-3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup flour


1. Drain tofu cakes by wrapping in paper towels and placing under a cutting board. Weigh down cutting board by placing some canned goods on top. Let stand for 10 minutes. Unwrap the tofu cakes. Slice each cake into six pieces - each approximately 1/4 inch (1 centimeter) thick.
2. In a shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs with spices.
3. In another shallow bowl, beat eggs.
4. In a third shallow bowl, place flour.
5. Dip tofu slice into flour and shake off excess. Then dip it into egg and shake off excess. Then dip it into bread crumbs so it is evenly coated on both sides.
6. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
7. Fry breaded tofu in hot oil on both sides. Fry for 2-3 minutes per side or until golden brown.
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 5 out of 5
, Member silentdove75

My family enjoyed this recipe. My husband was almost fooled it was tofu. I had season bread crumbs so I did not use the spices. I know my husband would enjoy having this again. Thanks for sharing.

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