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Fried Tofu

Ingredients for 4 portions

  • 1 pc Tofu
  • 120 ml Fish stock dashi
  • 40 ml Mirin
  • 40 ml Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce
  • 80 g White radish
  • 10 g Ginger
  • 1 pc Spring onion
  • Small green pepper for garnishing
  • Wheat flour for sprinkling
  • a pinch Seven spices shichimi or chilli
  • Oil for deep frying

Preparation

Wipe tofu and remove the moisture, cut into bite-sized cubes. Grate white radish and squeeze out the water. Grate ginger. Chop spring onion into thin rings, rinse and dry.

Prepare the sauce: put mirin into a pan and bring to the boil. Add fish stock dashi and Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce, mix and warm up. Coat tofu with wheat flour (or potato starch) and fry on deep oil at 170°C (preheat). Fry green pepper as well.

Put cubes of fried tofu and peppers in small deep bowls, garnish with grated radish, ginger and spring onions. Pour some hot sauce into each bowl (half of height of tofu) and sprinkle all with chilli. Serve hot.