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Tofu taco with cabbage slaw and tartar sauce

Tuesday is always taco day. There are a million and one varieties of Taco that can be prepared and enjoyed. Here we are trying to mimic "fish tacos" with Tofu. Tofu is marinated, air-fried and served in a toasted tortilla with a cabbage slaw and tartar sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 9 Tacos


  • Air Fryer


  • 9 Tortilla
  • 12 oz Tofu extra firm

Marinade for Tofu -

  • 1 tbsp Massaman curry paste optional
  • 1 tbsp Mustard paste
  • 1 tsp Sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 tsp Sesame paste
  • 4 tbsps Oil
  • Salt

Cabbage slaw ingredients -

  • 1 cup Cabbage (green) finely shredded
  • 1 cup Carrots julienned
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro leaves finely chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Salt

Tartar sauce ingredients -

  • 1 cup Sour cream Vegan option - Almond cream
  • 2 Dill pickles finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps Parsley finely chopped
  • 1 pod Garlic finely chopped


  • Mix the slaw ingredients well and set aside
  • Mix the Tartar sauce ingredients well in another dish and set aside
  • Drain the tofu completely and cut into rectangular pieces of size 3 by 2 inches
  • Mix the marinade ingredients in a mixing bowl and marinate the tofu and set aside for 10 minutes
  • Air fry the tofu at 380 degrees for 10-15 minutes turning over once in between
  • Toast the tortilla directly on an open flame and arrange on a serving tray
  • Present the ingredients for your Taco as a buffet - Tortilla, fried tofu, slaw and Tartar sauce
  • Serve with a side of freshly smashed guacamole