Easy Tofu Straining Method

Easy Tofu Straining Method

Straining tofu is a pain! This method allows you to strain it thoroughly and easily. No need for a microwave or paper towels.


Firm tofu
1 block
Large flat plate
Medium flat plate


1. Prepare a big plate and medium plate. Put the tofu in between these two plates.
2. Tightly press the plates, and squeeze the water out. A large amount of water will come out!
3. I made a tofu soboro using this strained tofu! Recipe ID: 969996.
4. I also made a Japanese-style loco moco. Recipe ID: 1056688.

Story Behind this Recipe

Straining tofu takes a long time and is troublesome, so I came up with this easy method.