Candied Tofu

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Sweet side, snack or desert; goes great with spicy food

Preparation time: 2
Cooking time: 7

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: snack · side · appetizer ·


1 lb firm tofu
1/3 cup dark brown sugar
3 tbsp seasoning sauce or Chinese soy sauce
2 tbsp mirin
3 tbsp peanut oil (for frying)


Dice the tofu into bite sized squares and fry on medium-high heat with the peanut oil, flipping occasionally. When golden brown or crispy, add the mirin, seasoning sauce, and brown sugar. Reduce heat to a low and simmer until thick and sticky.


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