Agedashi Tofu

March 6, 2023 / By Foodland

Agedashi Tofu

“This dish is a crowd favorite, easy to prepare and healthy! It’s a perfect appetizer that brings that delicious restaurant taste to your table.” - Chef Tia Faumuina, Chef de Cuisine
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Tofu
Servings 4 Servings


  • 12 ounces Medium-Firm Tofu
  • 4 tablespoons Cornstarch or Potato Starch
  • 4 ounces daikon
  • 0.5 cup Somen Tsuyu
  • 2 green onion(Stems)


1. Cut tofu into 4 equal pieces, lay on paper towel and allow to dry for 5 minutes.

2. Take tofu and roll in cornstarch till all sides are nicely coated.

3. Deep fry tofu pieces fully submerged once oil reaches 350 degrees, until lightly golden brown. Approx. 2 minutes.

4. Add tsuyu in a shallow bowl, add deep fried tofu on top of the sauce, add grated daikon and garnish with thinly sliced green onion.


*Daikon – Grate daikon then squeeze out extra liquid; place on top of tofu.
*Additional garnish – grated ginger, Bonito flakes, or thinly sliced Nori.
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