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salt and pepper tofu

Salt and Pepper Tofu

Earth Blokes
This salt and pepper tofu is a restaurant style copycat recipe that takes minutes to make! Made with just 4 ingredients, it's healthier and made in the air fryer!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 195 kcal


  • 1 block firm tofu 450 grams
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • Slice your tofu into bite sized cubes and place them in a large mixing bowl. Add the olive oil and mix well, until all the tofu is coated. Add the cornstarch, salt, and pepper, and mix until combined.
  • Transfer the coated tofu into an air fryer basket. Place in the air fryer and cook at 200C/400F for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Remove the tofu from the air fryer and place onto a plate and serve immediately.



TO STORE: Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator, covered. The tofu will keep well for up to 1 week.
TO FREEZE: Place tofu in a ziplock bag and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.
REHEATING: Either microwave the tofu for 30 seconds or place it back into the air fryer and crisp up at 200C/400F for 4 minutes.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 195kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 9gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 1168mgPotassium: 7mgFiber: 1gVitamin A: 3IUCalcium: 127mgIron: 1mg
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