Quick & Easy Filet-No-Fish

This is our super easy version of a filet-no-fish! Grab a slice of tofu, mix up a paste and fry it up – pop it in a bun and you’re good to go 🙂

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Preparation time

Cook time

Total time

10 minutes

Meal

  • mains
  • lunches

Servings

2

Ingredients

Tofu

  • 2 slices of extra-firm tofu (use regular firm if you can’t get the extra-firm type) – sliced about 1cm/¼ inch thick. Use a clean tea towel or kitchen paper to gently squeeze as much of the water out as possible

Paste 

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp paprika
  • ⅛ tsp turmeric
  • ⅛ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp nori flakes
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 tbsp soya or other plant milk

Extras 

  • 2 vegan rolls/buns (we used brioche) – use GF if necessary or wholewheat if preferred)
  • A good dollop of our vegan tartar sauce (or use mayo with chopped gerkins)
  • Iceberg lettuce

Instructions

  1. Heat oil until it is smoking in a non-stick saucepan and fry the tofu on both sides until slightly browned.
  2. Mix together the paste ingredients then coat one side with half the paste. Turn it over gently so the coated side is directly on the heat.
  3. While it’s cooking, do the same with the top side, flipping it over gently.  Let each side cook for 2-3 minutes so it’s all well-browned.
  4. Place in the bread roll and serve with all the extras.

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