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This recipe from Avocados and Ales is flaky and delicious, not to mention funny! (Try saying it three times fast.) If you make it, be sure to use the hashtag #fauxkingcrab on Instagram or Facebook!

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Ingredients

 1 14 ounce package extra firm tofu, drained and pressed*/350g after pressing
 2/3 cup/150 ml water
 2 tablespoons/30 ml vegetable oil
 2 tablespoons/30g sugar
 1 tablespoon/10g cornstarch
 2 teaspoons/12g white or yellow miso paste
 2 teaspoons/10 ml algal oil
 2 teaspoons/3.5g agar powder**
 1 1/2 teaspoon/10g salt
 3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp/120 grams vital wheat gluten
 Paprika for color

Directions

1

*different brands of tofu will vary in weight. Please be sure to weigh after pressing. Total weight of tofu and water combined should be 500g.

**agar is totally optional, recipe works just as well without it, but the finished product has a little more firmness when cooled with agar.

For the full recipe method, go to avocadosandales.com.


Ingredients

 1 14 ounce package extra firm tofu, drained and pressed*/350g after pressing
 2/3 cup/150 ml water
 2 tablespoons/30 ml vegetable oil
 2 tablespoons/30g sugar
 1 tablespoon/10g cornstarch
 2 teaspoons/12g white or yellow miso paste
 2 teaspoons/10 ml algal oil
 2 teaspoons/3.5g agar powder**
 1 1/2 teaspoon/10g salt
 3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp/120 grams vital wheat gluten
 Paprika for color

Directions

1

*different brands of tofu will vary in weight. Please be sure to weigh after pressing. Total weight of tofu and water combined should be 500g.

**agar is totally optional, recipe works just as well without it, but the finished product has a little more firmness when cooled with agar.

For the full recipe method, go to avocadosandales.com.

Faux King Crab