Agedashi Tofu

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Living Shojin Ryori

By Danny Chu

Published 2018

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Agedashi tofu is deep fried tofu served in a savoury dashi broth. It is a very simple yet popular dish in Japanese cuisine.


  • 1 block silken tofu
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • Katakuriko for coating


To prepare the sauce, mix mushroom dashi, soy sauce and mirin in a pot and bring to a boil. Set aside.

Cut the tofu into 8 blocks and coat all sides with katakuriko.

Heat oil for deep frying. Add tofu pieces and fry for about 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain the excess oil with paper towels on a plate.

Arrange equal pieces of tofu in 4 individual shallow bow