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Agedashi Tofu

Agedashi Tofu

Silken tofu is lightly dusted with corn starch then fried. Serve in warm dashi broth and garnished with freshly grated ginger, chopped scallions, and shredded bonito flakes.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine asian, Japanese
Keyword bonito, broth, dashi, fried, ginger, tofu
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Cost $5-10


  • 6 cubes silken tofu 130 gram total
  • cornstarch for dusting
  • salad oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 cup broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 sping chopped green onion
  • bonito flakes for garnish


  • 1/2 cup dashi
  • 2.5 tablespoon mirin
  • 2.5 tablespoon soy sauce


  • Cut tofu into cubes and drain water on a paper towel.
    Agedashi Tofu Ingredients
  • Heat oil to 375 degrees.
  • Make the sauce and keep it warm.
  • Pat tofu dry with a paper towel and dust each tofu cubes with cornstarch.
  • Deep fry tofu, about 3 minutes.
  • In a serving bowl, put fried tofu, ginger and green onion, then pour the broth. Garnish with bonito flakes and serve immediately.
    Freshly Grated Ginger