Agedashi Dofu- fried tofu-揚げ出し豆腐

popular tofu appetizer dish

Agedashi Dofu- fried tofu-揚げ出し豆腐

Agedashi Dofu is a very popular tofu appetizer dish in Japan.   Easy to make and very healthy as well!

Here is how to make it crispy and delicious.


Ingredients for four people

2 Tofu (firm, `momen`)

2 Table spoon of flour, starch, or rice powder

Toppings-ginger, daikon, scallion, nori, etc. (as you like it)

Sauce/soup to dip the tofu

5 Steps

1 Cut the tofu into pieces/shapes of your own liking (usually rectangular) and place them in between kitchen towels, so that the extra water may be absorbed.  Leave for about 15 minutes.

2 Boil the ingredients for the sauce/dipping sauce.

3 Prepare the toppings.  (grate the ginger, daikon, chop up the scallions and so on.)

4 Spread the flour/starch/rice powder onto the tofu, so that it covers the tofu pieces, evenly.

5 Fresh vegetable oil at 180C.  Place the tofu slowly and carefully and leave for a few minutes on each side, until the color is brown.


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