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Sea Spicy Tofu

gluten free
wheat free
1 spoon difficulty rating

15 minutes

Serves: 2

Sea Spicy Tofu

This recipe is an homage to the many times we have enjoyed this dish in Chinese restaurants. Here the tofu has been shallow fried in hot oil in a frying pan - but for a really authentic treat, deep fry it instead and even dip it in a light tempura batter first! 

Try and press the tofu first - this gets rid of most excess liquid so it crisps up better when you fry it. See the link below for simple instructions. 

Ingredients: 

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 450g/15 oz firm tofu - pressed first, then cubed (click on the link for how to press!) 
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve with soya or tamari sauce or sweet chilli sauce

 

   

Method: 

1. Heat the oil in your saucepan until it's pretty hot - you want the tofu to sizzle when it hits the oil.

2. Add in all the tofu cubes, followed by the chilli and spring onion.

3. Allow the cubes to cook for a few minutes before turning. The aim is to brown each side until crispy and golden

4. As you are cooking, add a couple of good pinches of salt and pepper to taste.

5. Serve immediately when the tofu is nicely browned and smelling amazing!

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