Shredded Coconut Bites

Inspired by the farmers market, you can make these coconut bites right in the comfort of your own home.

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Ingredients

  • 1 package firm tofu
  • 1 oz. flour
  • 6 tbs. shredded coconut flakes
  • 1/2 egg
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 BBQ wing sauce

Makes 3

Directions

  1. On a cutting board, cut tofu into cubes.
  2. Crack egg onto a plate and mix together for an egg dip. Pour coconut flakes onto a plate and flour onto another plate in order to dip the tofu cubes.
  3. Dip each side of the tofu cube first into the egg mixture, than the flour, and finally into the coconut flakes.
  4. Pour olive oil onto a pan and heat.
  5. Add the tofu cubes and turn with tongs, browning each side.
  6. Dip tofu cubes and fry them in batches in order for the cubes to brown and not burn.
  7. Add the tofu bites to a bowl and serve with BBQ sauce.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 359
  • carbohydrates: 13g
  • cholesterol: 331mg
  • dietary fiber: 2g
  • fat: 35g
  • potassium: 260mg
  • protein: 17g
  • saturated fat: 15g
  • sodium: 81mg
  • sugars: 6g
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