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Battered Tofu “Fish”

Prep time 15 mins, cook time 10 mins

Serves 4

Egg-Free, Nut-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan

If you are missing the crispy batter and the flavour of the sea, try these deep fried treats.


Ingredients

For the tofu “fish”

  • 200g firm tofu
  • 500ml water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 sheet nori

for the batter

  • 75g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 150ml chilled water, beer or fizzy water (the bubbles will make the batter lighter)
  • 500ml vegetable oil for frying

Method

  1. Place the water, salt and lemon in to a pan and add the tofu. Bring to the boil then simmer for 10 minutes. This will add firmness to the tofu. Remove from the water and place on a paper towel.
  2. Slice the tofu into “fish” sized triangles (approximately 30g per piece). You can cut it into larger pieces for ‘fish finger’ sandwiches too.
  3. Carefully cut a triangle of the nori large enough to cover one side. This acts as the skin and adds a fishy flavour to your tofu.
  4. Mix the batter ingredients together in a small bowl. Don’t worry about getting it completely smooth, a few lumps are fine.
  5. In a large pan gently heat the oil until sizzling hot.
  6. Carefully dip the tofu into the batter, ensuring the entire surface is covered. Gently lower the pieces one at a time into the oil. Fry for approximately 5 minutes or until the batter is golden brown and crispy.
  7. Lift the fried tofu out of the oil with a slotted spoon and place on a piece of absorbent paper to drain.
  8. Serve your fried tofu with chips, peas or a salad.

Nutrition per serving

270 kcal

Calories

14g

Protein

13g

Fat

0.4g

Saturates

19g

Carbs

0.7g

Sugar

1.1g

Fibre

0.00075g

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