Friday, 22 February 2013

Agedashi Tofu


This recipe comes from Just one Cookbook blog. Agedashi tofu is a traditional deep fried tofu dish served with dashi-based sauce. Various vegetables and mushrooms can be added in the sauce.



Agedashi Tofu

Ingredients

1 block meduim firm tofu (momen tofu)

Corn flour/starch for dusting
1 green onion, chopped finely
1 Tbsp daikon radish, grated (optional)
Japanese chilli flakes (optional)
vegetable oil for frying.

Sauce

1 cup dashi stock
2 Tbsp soy sauce (I used Tamari)
2 Tbsp mirin

Method

Drain tofu for 5-10mins on a plate.
Cut tofu into large or small pieces (depending on preference).
In a small saucepan heat dashi, mirin and soy sauce. Once heated through on a medium heat, set aside.
In a large frying pan add oil (deep pr shallow frying as per preference).
Once oil is boiling dredge tofu in corn flour and fry evenly so that all sides are golden brown.
Remove and place on paper towel.
In a serving bowl place the tofu and pour over sauce and add desired garnishes.



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