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Sep 25, 2007 01:06 PM

Oven fried tofu "tastes like chicken"

A couple of years ago, I worked in this vegan restaurant that served an oven fried mock chicken using tofu, nturitional yeast (?), and tastes-like-chicken-but-it-aint powdered bullion..They coated the tofu with the stuff, then baked it in the oven and served it with a nutritional yeast gravy...sounds gross, i know, but it was really awesome (well, awesome enough to make a tofu-advertant me come up for seconds).... Does anyone have a recipe for this (or something like it?)

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  1. Try this:

    An extra tip: Freeze, thaw and press your tofu before cooking it. It makes it more "meaty".

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    1. re: piccola

      Sounds kinda like it...sort of...But I'm hoping to find something a little more "chickeny (?)" for lack of a better word

        1. re: piccola

          I'm not a huge fan of seitan, as I find it more chewy than meat-like.

    2. You could try googling some recipes. I found this one, for instance:
      Or you can go back to the vegan restaurant you worked in and ask for the recipe!:)

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