Crispy Tofu

Servings 4 people


  • 400 g Tofu
  • 3 tbsp Corn Flour
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper


  • Drain the tofu, wrap in 4-5 sheets of kitchen paper, put on a plate and put something heavy over the top, like a wooden chopping board, or a tray with a few tins on it. Leave for 20 mins to drain the excess moisture from the tofu.
  • Mix the cornflour, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Unravel the tofu from the paper, cut in half through the centre, then cut into triangles, cubes or strips. 
  • Toss the tofu pieces in the cornflour to coat all over. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Fry the tofu for 2-4 mins on each side until golden, crunchy and browned at the edges. Smaller cubes will take 2 mins each side, larger triangles will take 4 mins. Cook in batches if you need to, adding a little more oil if the pan gets dry.
  • Drain the cooked tofu on kitchen paper and season with a pinch more salt before serving. 
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