Deep Fried Tofu with Onions

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  • 15min

This is a very good way to serve tofu which can be bland otherwise. It is deep fried and served with hoisin sauce and spring onions.

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Ingredients

Serves: 2 

  • 400g firm tofu
  • 3 tablespoons cornflour
  • oil for frying
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce

Directions

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Cut tofu into 12 cubes. Place cornflour on a plate or in a shallow bowl and coat tofu in it, thoroughly.
  2. Heat enough oil in a large frying pan or wok so that tofu will be half-way submerged. Fry tofu in hot oil for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or until crispy. Drain on some paper towels.
  3. Sprinkle spring onions over tofu and drizzle with hoisin sauce. Serve immediately.

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Reviews (6)

KISSY702
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Something else. This is just SO good. I cube the tofu then put them between layers of paper towels for a few minutes. This gets the excess water out so there's no splattering when the tofu hits the oil. - 29 Sep 2008

MS.CHEF
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Used different ingredients. This is fantastic as an entree or a main dish for a quick one person meal. Even people who profess to HATE tofu love it and usually don't even know what it is. I skipped the hoisen and mixed up a light sauce of soy, ginger, sesame oil, and red wine vinegar to drizzle over the top. Excellent recipe!! - 29 Sep 2008

lolli_d
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Also changed the sauce (I like hoisin with meat, not tofu - it's too rich for the delecate tofu flavour. I like to actually taste the tofu) but the tofu itself was wicked! - 11 Oct 2012

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