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Deep fried Tofu with Sichuan Pepper and Salt  and lemon

How simple is this dish, yet so sophisticated.
Good cooking is all about treating ingredients with respect and knowing how to handle them – knowing how to bring out the best in ingredients.

Ingredients

Method

  • 1.

    Gently remove tofu from packet and invert onto a plate.

  • 2.

    Carefully slice into 6 cubes by cutting tofu lengthways in half, then widthways into thirds, draining off any excess liquid.

  • 3.

    Heat oil in a hot wok until surface seems to shimmer slightly.

  • 4.

    Lightly coat tofu pieces in flour and using a spatula, carefully lower into the hot oil – it is important not to coat the tofu in advance of heating the oil, or it will become very moist and sticky.

  • 5.

    Deep-fry tofu for about 4 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp.

  • 6.

    Remove with a slotted spoon and drain well on kitchen paper.

  • 7.

    Arrange tofu on a platter garnished with coriander and serve immediately, sprinkled with Sichuan pepper and salt and accompanied by lemon halves.

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