Crisp-fried tofu in a tangy tomato sauce


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Appears in

The Tofu Cookbook

The Tofu Cookbook

By Becky Johnson

Published 2017

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This is a light, tasty dish. Cubes of firm tofu are first deep-fried and then tossed in a warm spicy sauce of tomatoes, chillies and ginger to create a warming delicious dish for everyday eating.


  • vegetable or groundnut (peanut) oil, for deep-frying
  • 450 g/1 lb firm tofu, drained and cut into bitesize cubes


  1. Heat enough oil for deep-frying in a wok or heavy pan. Fry the tofu, in batches, until crisp and golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
  2. Reserve 30 ml/2 tbsp