Fried tofu

Fried tofu is a popular dish in many parts of the world, and there are a variety of recipes for it. The earliest record of fried tofu comes from China, where it was mentioned in a cookbook from the 12th century. Fried tofu recipes began to appear in other parts of Asia in the 14th century, and eventually made their way to Europe and the Americas in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Fried tofu is usually made by coating tofu in a batter or breadcrumb mixture and then frying it in oil. This gives the tofu a crispy exterior and a soft, creamy interior. Some recipes also call for marinating the tofu in a sauce before frying, which adds another layer of flavor.

There are endless possibilities when it comes to fried tofu recipes. It can be served as a simple appetizer or side dish, or it can be used as a main ingredient in a more elaborate dish. It can be served plain, or with a variety of dipping sauces. And it can be made with different types of tofu, such as firm, extra-firm, or soft tofu.


Fried tofu is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy your tofu! To make the perfect fried tofu, make sure to press the tofu for at least 20 minutes to remove the excess moisture. Then cut it into cubes or slices and season with salt, pepper, and any other desired spices. Heat a generous amount of oil in a pan over medium-high heat and add the tofu once the oil is hot. Fry until crispy and golden brown on both sides, flipping only once to avoid breaking the tofu. Lastly, transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain the excess oil. Enjoy your perfectly crispy and delicious fried tofu!

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Marinated Fried Tofu

  • tofu
  • chinese rice wine
  • peanut oil
  • cornstarch
  • sugar
  • bell pepper
  • corn
  • olive oil
  • asian sesame oil
  • garlic
  • onion
  • ginger
  • dark soy sauce
  • water
  • light soy sauce
  • chili paste
  • rice vinegar
  • mushroom

Vegan Crispy Stir-Fried Tofu With Broccoli Recipe

  • salt
  • broccoli
  • tofu
  • fermented black bean sauce
  • ginger
  • sesame oil
  • peanut oil
  • all purpose flour
  • water
  • cornstarch
  • vodka
  • baking powder
  • vegetable stock
  • shaoxing wine
  • soy sauce
  • sugar
  • sesame seed
  • segments lemon peel
  • garlic
  • green onion

Miss Kim's Fried Tofu

  • vegetable oil
  • dark brown sugar
  • water
  • garlic
  • sesame oil
  • baking powder
  • ginger
  • cornstarch
  • mirin
  • green onion
  • vodka
  • rice vinegar
  • gochugaru
  • salt
  • sesame seed
  • tofu
  • white rice flour
  • korean soy sauce

Ingredient Breakdown

peanut oil
soy sauce
shao hsing rice wine
green onion
bell pepper
sesame oil
sesame seed
dark asian sesame oil
all purpose flour
olive oil
dark soy sauce
rice vinegar
baking powder
vegetable oil
ears corn kernel
green bean
serrano pepper
dark sesame oil
firm tofu
garlic powder
dashi soup stock
bonito flake
chinese rice wine
asian sesame oil
light soy sauce
chili paste
fermented black bean sauce
vegetable stock
shaoxing wine
segments lemon peel
dark brown sugar
white rice flour
korean soy sauce
chicken bouillon
bok choy
bean sprout
deep fried tofu puff
red chile
chicken stock
chinese chive


Staple Ingredients

  • tofu 73%

Common Ingredients

  • ginger 64%
  • salt 64%

Usual Ingredients

  • garlic 55%
  • cornstarch 45%
  • peanut oil 45%
  • soy sauce 45%
  • sugar 45%