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Super Cheap Chewy Tofu (with Imitation Crab Sticks and Green Onions)

Super Cheap Chewy Tofu (with Imitation Crab Sticks and Green Onions)

These tofu patties are so chewy They're composed mostly of tofu Adding imitation crab sticks and green onions gives them a nice color~

Ingredients

Silken tofu
1/2 block
Imitation crab sticks
3
Green onions
as liked
Salt and pepper
a small amount
Katakuriko
3 to 4 tablespoons
Chinese chicken stock powder
a small amount
Sesame oil
to taste
Ponzu
to taste

Steps

1. Cover the tofu with a paper towel, and set it aside for 30 minutes in a colander to drain.
2. Shred the imitation crab sticks. Mince the green onion.
3. Mix the drained tofu well, and combine with the imitation crab sticks, green onion, salt, pepper, katakuriko, and the soup stock. More katakuriko will result in chewier tofu.
4. Heat a decent amount of sesame oil in a frying pan. Fry both sides of the tofu mixture.
5. Drain any excess oil when done.
6. Serve with ponzu if you'd like and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make ganmodoki ("mock duck" usually prepared with fish paste) with my drained tofu, and ended up with something completely different. So, this recipe was a product of a serendipitous accident.