How to Make Crispy Air Fryer Tofu

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With hints of sesame and garlic, this crispy Air Fryer Tofu recipe will knock your socks off with its delightful textures and flavors! Gluten-free and vegan.

A white bowl of crispy looking tofu.
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Crispy, golden tofu ready to be devoured on its own or incorporated into your favorite dishes. This Air Fryer Tofu recipe is the best thing to happen to tofu since…ever! With hints of sesame and garlic, not only do you have that wonderful texture, you also have a delightful splash of flavor that is dare I say…addictive? I hope you love this air fried tofu as much as we do!

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Super easy and quick to make.
  • Great on its own for a healthy snack or incorporated into dishes like salad, soup, curry, or served as the perfect side dish alongside veggies like broccoli, cauliflower, or brussels sprouts.
  • Naturally vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free.
An air fryer basket try with crispy air fryer tofu scattered on top.

🧄 Ingredients Notes

Coconut aminos: You can replace the coconut aminos with soy sauce or tamari if need be.

Apple cider vinegar: The vinegar can be replaced with rice vinegar, white wine vinegar or regular white vinegar if need be.

🔪 How to Air Fry Tofu

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  1. 5 stars
    This air fryer tofu is so delicious and healthy! Love the hint of garlic on it and its color!

  2. 5 stars
    The tofu came out so crisp on the outside and tender inside after air frying— my new go-to cooking method.

  3. 5 stars
    This is one of my favorite ways to make tofu. The AF is perfect for getting it golden and crispy!

  4. 5 stars
    This recipe for crispy air fryer tofu is amazing! The seasoning was perfect and it made a great addition to my salad.

    1. Hi! Sorry and thank you for letting me know! The nutritional values are automatically calculated by the recipe card I use. I’ve updated the protein based on the extra-firm tofu I currently have on hand.

  5. 5 stars
    I didn’t know you could cook tofu so quickly. Too easy and that is just perfect if you ask me.

  6. 5 stars
    So much crispier cooking tofu this way compared to pan-fried tofu! Excellent recipe! 🙂 Thanks!

  7. 5 stars
    What a great idea to use the airfryer to get crispy tofu. So much easier and great flavours too with the garlic.

  8. 5 stars
    looks healthy and cripsy! I’m on a diet so maybe this would help me prepare a healthy meal for myself.

  9. 5 stars
    Making perfect tofu is every vegan’s dream. With this recipe, you have simplified the whole process. It looks deliciously perfect.

  10. 5 stars
    I love making tofu in the air fryer. It comes out so crisp and perfect. This has such a nice seasoning! Great to put in your buddha bowls!

  11. 5 stars
    Going to try this! I am a fan of tofu and haven’t yet tried it in my air fryer. Thanks for the recipe and tips.

  12. 5 stars
    What a great, tasty and versatile recipe. I love that you used avocado oil for making this crispy tofu.