Updated: Feb 3
Yuzu is now in an abundant in Japan.
Some people say that yuzu is a cross between grapefruit and lime.
It's a very refreshing citrus not as tart as a lemon.
It's perfect for making a dressing.
Today, I'm paring the dressing with fried tofu to make a vegan comforting dish.
This vegan yuzu fried tofu can be used on top of noodles or a salad.
Of course it is also delicious as is!
<VEGAN FRIED TOFU WITH YUZU DRESSING/揚げ出し豆腐の柚子ソースがけ>
＜Yield> 2 servings
<Prep time> 10 minutes
<Cook time> 5 minutes
400g (1 block) firm tofu
1 large yuzu/ lime
1 tablespoon ginger, chopped
green onions / leek
½ cup potato starch
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1½ tablespoons yuzu juice
1½ tablespoons Soy sauce
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1. Put something heavy on top of the tofu to remove the moisture for 15 minutes. Cut the tofu into 2 inch dice.
2. Chop the ginger and green onions finely. In a bowl, mix together sugar, vinegar, yuzu juice and soy sauce. Add in the chopped ginger and green onions.
3. Coat the pressed tofu with potato starch. Shallow fry them until all of the surfaces become nice and brown. Transfer the tofu to a wire rack to drain the excess oil. Plate them and drizzle with the sauce (step 2). Sprinkle with some chopped green onions and yuzu zest if you want.
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・If the sauce is too tangy for you, feel free to add in less vinegar OR add more sugar to balance it out.
・You can swap YUZU for lime.
Store in an air-tight container in the fridge for 2 days but it's the best to eat right away!
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