Advanced Tofu with Japanese flavours and crisp ginger by Sophia Young

Advanced Tofu with Japanese flavours and crisp ginger for person

Japanese flavours spring to life in this tasty tofu dish.

Ingredients for Tofu with Japanese flavours and crisp ginger

  • 1 spring onion
  • 80ml (1/3 cup) cooking sake
  • 80ml (1/3 cup) tamari or light soy sauce
  • 80ml (1/3 cup) mirin
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 530g packet pressed silken tofu squares, drained
  • 375ml (1 1/2 cups) vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 2 x

Tofu with Japanese flavours and crisp ginger, How to Make

  • Step 1
    Thinly slice green part of spring onion and reserve. Finely chop white part, place in a saucepan with sake, tamari, mirin and sesame oil, and simmer over medium heat for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  • Step 2
    Halve tofu squares horizontally, place on a tray lined with 4 layers of paper towel, cover with another 4 layers and weight with a chopping board or another tray for 20 minutes.
  • Step 3
    Heat vegetable oil in a wok over medium heat, add garlic and cook for 10 seconds or until just golden, then drain on paper towels. Fry ginger for 20 seconds, then drain.
  • Step 4
    Dust tofu squares generously with cornflour, pressing to coat all sides, then shake off excess. Deep-fry tofu, in batches, for 3–4 minutes or until golden, then drain on paper towels.
  • Step 5
    Divide sauce among bowls, add tofu and top with garlic, ginger and reserved spring onion. Scatter with a little chilli and serve immediately.

Notes:

Additional information for Tofu with Japanese flavours and crisp ginger

Preparation: Minutes, Cooking: Advanced Minutes, Serving: Person, Level: Advanced

Nutrition Info:

4425 kj Energy, 66g Fat Total, 8g Saturated Fat, 23g Fibre, 36g Protein, 2886.18mg Sodium, 5g Carbs (sugar), 52g Carbs (total),

All nutrition values are per serve

This Tofu with Japanese flavours and crisp ginger published first on: Vogue Entertaining + Travel, Images by: Chris Chen

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