Fried Tofu with Scallion Glaze

about Fried Tofu

Ingredients for two people:

  • 200g hard tofu
  • 3 green onions
  • 1/2 tsp corn starch
  • 30g vegetable oil
  • 2 tsb light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsb black vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp white or black pepper


  1. Cut green onions into medium-sized chunks. Set the green part aside separately for garnish.
  2. Next cut the tofu into large squares.
  3. Mix corn starch with a small amount of water and set aside.
  4. Put the oil into a pan and heat it. Once it become hot, add some green onion and let it till it turn its color brown.
  5. In another pan, add some small amount of oil from the green onions under medium heat.
  6. It’s time to braise the tofu. Add the tofu to the pan and sear it the bottom is a bit brownish. Flip the tofu and now add more of the green onion oil.
  7. After some time put some water in it, dark and light soy sauce, vinegar, salt, sugar and pepper. Stir a bit to make it dissolve.
  8. Now add all the content of the green oil pot.
  9. Once the sauce is reduced to half, remove the tofu and take it out on a plate.
  10. Add the starch water to the remaining sauce in the pan. Next, add the green part of the green onion. And let it simmer for a bit.
  11. Spoon the sauce onto the tofu and your food is ready.

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