Fried Tofu with Mushroom Sauce

Fried Tofu with Mushroom Sauce

This fried tofu recipe is really popular with the guys in our family.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Silken tofu
2 blocks
Shimeji mushrooms
1/2 of a bunch
Enoki mushrooms
1/2 a bunch
about 1/3
Japanese leek
about 1/2 a stalk
Seasoning ingredients:
Usukuchi soy sauce
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
Hon-Dashi dashi stock granules
1 tablespoon
as needed


1. Cut the vegetable into bite-sized pieces. Add 600 ml of water to a pot with the vegetables, and simmer. Pour in water-dissolved katakuriko to thicken.
2. Drain the tofu very well and coat with katakuriko.
3. Deep fry the tofu, and arrange on a serving plate. You can also pan-fry the tofu in a generous amount of oil until golden brown, and it will be just as delicious!
4. Pour the sauce you made in Step 1 over the tofu, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I adapted a dish I had once at an izakaya gastropub!

I had a tofu steak that was so delicious and easy, that I copied her method for frying the tofu!