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buffalo tofu wings on a plate with celery and carrots.

Buffalo Tofu Wings

  • Author: Anna Rios
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


These buffalo tofu wings are perfectly crispy on the outside, tender, and “meaty” on the inside. They are the perfect, high-protein appetizer, game day meal, or weekend comfort food. Buffalo tofu wings that will make you love tofu!


  • 1 packet of extra firm tofu (454g)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp chicken-less seasoning
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil (or any neutral oil)
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/41/2 cup buffalo sauce


  1. Press tofu until most liquid is out.
  2. Using your hands, break into wing-sized pieces.
  3. Add to a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add soy sauce, and oil, and toss to coat evenly.
  5. Add all other ingredients to the tofu and toss to coat evenly.



  1. Air fry at 400 F for 16-20 minutes flipping every 6-7 minutes.
  2. Coat in buffalo sauce and serve or toss back into the air-fryer to cook for another 2-3 minutes.


  1. Preheat the oven to 420 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Bake for 15-20 minutes. 
  3. Take the tofu wings out and coat in buffalo sauce, and bake again for another 10-15 minutes.

Deep Fry:

  1. Heat a large pan with 1 cup of oil.
  2. Once hot, place seasoned and breaded tofu wings in the pan.
  3. Fry for about 5-6 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  4. Remove from oil into a paper towel to absorb excess oil
  5. Coat in buffalo sauce and serve.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Category: Tofu
  • Method: Air Fryer, Baking, Stove
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: buffalo tofu, vegan buffalo wings,