Bean Curd Tempura with Spicy Scallion Sauce

Agé Dashi-Dōfu

Preparation info

  • Serves

    2

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

An American Taste of Japan

An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

  • About

The Japanese affectionately refer to bean curd (tōfu) as “the meat of the field” (hataké no niku), and here it’s prepared like tempura. Dipped in a light batter and deep fried, the bean curd is served piping hot with a spicy sauce and is often considered a main, or at least major, course in a Japanese meal. Single squares could be made into appetizers if you prefer. If you plan to serve the fried bean curd as a main course at lunch or as a light dinner, this recipe will