Bite sized cubes of delicate silken tofu are coated in seasoned flour and deep fried until crispy golden brown.


  • vegetable oil

  • 250 g silken tofu Cut into 8

  • 1 tablespoon White pepper

  • 1 tablespoon sea salt

  • 4 tablespoons Plain Flour


  • 1.

    Crush the salt and pepper in a mortar and pestle, add the flour and mix.

  • 2.

    Gently mix the tofu pieces through the seasoned flour and place aside.

  • 3.

    Heat the oil in a wok or deep pot until hot but not smoking. It should be at 180 C.

  • 4.

    Gently fry the tofu until a golden crust forms then remove from the oil and drain on absorbent paper.


Serve with fresh lemon wedges.

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Posted by abondigirlReport
Excellent twist for tofu. I used firm tofu and szechuan pepper as well as white pepper and seasalt. Served wtih sweet chilli sauce. Easy. thanks