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Tofu Firecrackers

Tofu FirecrackersRecipe courtesy of The Soyfoods Council.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound soft or firm tofu
1 bottle Louisiana hot pepper sauce
2 large eggs
2 cups cold sparkling water
2 cups all purpose flour
Low-Linolenic Soybean oil as needed for deep-frying

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut tofu into dice-sized cubes. Place tofu and hot sauce in a bowl. Cover and place in the refrigerator for 4 to 24 hours. Stir periodically.
  2. To make tempura, mix large eggs and water in a large bowl. Add flour and mix just until incorporated. If the tempura is too thin, add more flour. If too thick, add more water.
  3. Remove tofu from the hot sauce.
  4. Coat tofu with tempura and deep fry in 350°F (175°C) Low-Linolenic Soybean Oil.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Soyfoods Council.