Crispy Tofu Bahn Mi
Servings Prep Time
3Servings 15Minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
3Servings 15Minutes
Cook Time
Crispy Tofu
  • 450g Naked extra firm tofu
  • 40g white sugar
  • 115ml white wine vinegar
  • ½tsp Fine salt
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper
  • 2tbsp corn flour
  • 1 carrot
For Serving
  • 3 mini baguettes
  • mayonnaiseas needed
  • Vegan pateas needed
  • ½ cucumber thinly sliced into long ribbons
  • soy sauceas needed
  • fresh cilantroas needed
  1. Slice the tofu into 1cm thick strips
  2. Then place the sliced tofu in your favourite marinade for 15 minutes
  3. Peel then slice the carrots into matchsticks
  4. Combine the sugar, vinegar and salt in a bowl, and heat in the microwave until the sugar has dissolved
  5. Add the carrots to a jar, then pour the warm pickling liquid over them.
  6. Slice the jalapeno into rounds, and add to the jar and leave to pickle
  7. Remove the firm tofu from the marinade, and wipe off excess marinade
  8. Sift the cornflour over the tofu and toss to combine
  9. Place the tofu into the Instant Vortex Air Fryer basket, in a single layer, leaving some gaps between the pieces, to help them crisp evenly.
  10. Select Air Fry , and set the temperature to 205°C and the time for 11 mins . Cook until crispy.
  11. When ready to serve, split the baguettes, then spread the mayonnaise on both sides.
  12. Spread one side of your baguettes with pate, then add the pickled carrot and jalapeno, cucumber ribbons, your crispy tofu, and finish with fresh coriander
  13. Shake over a few drops of soy sauce and serve immediately