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The "Chicken" Way

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Yields: 4 people



  • 1 pound firm tofu

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes

  • 1/2 cup powdered “unchicken” broth

  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced

  • 1 lemon, sliced into thin quarter moons



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Cut tofu into 8 slices.

  3. Pour olive oil into a soup bowl.

  4. Mix yeast and broth in another soup bowl.

  5. Make an assembly line from left to right, in this order: tofu, olive oil bowl, yeast-broth bowl, cookie sheet.

  6. Dip a slice of tofu in the olive oil.

  7. Coat the tofu in the yeast-broth mixture.

  8. Place the tofu on cookie sheet.

  9. Repeat with remaining slices.

  10. Bake 30-40 minutes, or until the tofu is golden brown.

  11. Garnish with parsley and a lemon slice.



  • This vegan dish is popular with adults and kids and particularly with people who don’t think they like tofu.


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