Vegan recipe

Crispy Fried Tofu Burger

Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins
Serves 2

When the burger cravings come calling, this recipe is sure to satisfy! The crispy vegan buttermilk coating uses a combo of cereals to add extra crunch (yes, you read that correctly!), and it’s balanced out with vegan mayo and sharp gherkins. It’s burger night done right!

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For the burgers
1 block of Cauldron Quick & Tasty Tofu cut into 2 or 4 pieces
3 tbsp plain flour
1 tbsp smoked paprika
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tbsp dried oregano
4 tbsp cereal (either cornflakes or rice crispies, or both!)
Cooking oil

4 tbsp plant-based milk
1/2 lemon or lime squeezed

For the sauce:
4 tbsp vegan mayo
1 tsp gherkin juice (just from the jar)
1 tsp oregano
pinch garlic powder
pinch salt and pepper

Serve with:
Vegan brioche buns
handful of gherkins
leafy greens


  1. Start by mixing the dried coating ingredients together, and then in a separate bowl, stir together the lime juice and plant milk
  2. Chop the tofu into 2 or 4 pieces, then add to the buttermilk and coat, then transfer into the dried cereal and flour mix then make sure each side is coated
  3. Transfer to a pan of cooking oil on medium-high heat and fry on each side for around 30-60 seconds until golden
  4. Prepare the sauce by mixing together the ingredients
  5. Load up those burgers with sauce, and leafy greens and top with chopped gherkins and enjoy!