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deep–fried tofu

Deep–Fried Tofu
Ingredients

ingredients:

sauce:

condiments (optional):

Step 1

step 1:

Wrap the tofu in a paper towel. Put it on a tray. Place a folded kitchen towel under one side of the tray and lean the tray on it. Let sit for about 60 minutes.

Step 2

step 2:

Make the sauce. Pour the bonito soup stock in a pan and bring to a boil. Add the sugar and soy sauce, and mix. Remove from the heat.

Step 3

step 3:

Cut the tofu block in half lengthwise. Place knife halfway down the side of the block and slice across. Then cut across into thirds to make 12 bite-size pieces.

Step 4

step 4:

Place the potato starch in a pan (or plate) and coat every surface of each tofu piece.

Step 5

step 5:

Heat the oil to 170°C and deep-fry the tofu pieces for a couple of minutes. Remove from the pan and drain on a rack.

Step 6

step 6:

Place in a dish and pour the sauce over the top.

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If you like, sprinkle any of the grated Japanese white radish, ginger or shichimi over the top.

comment:

Tofu is usually very plain tasting, but this deep-fried tofu has a good taste because of the sauce.

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