Simple Pan-Fried Tofu Recipe

Simple Pan-Fried Tofu Recipe

How To Make Simple Pan-Fried Tofu Recipe

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Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1 block of tofu, drained and pressed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional toppings: green onions, sesame seeds


  1. Slice the block of tofu into 1/2 inch thick rectangles.

  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together soy sauce, cornstarch, sesame oil, salt, and pepper.

  3. Dip each tofu slice into the marinade, ensuring it’s well coated on all sides.

  4. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  5. Carefully place tofu slices into the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.

  6. Remove tofu from the skillet and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.

  7. Serve hot and top with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.


  • Calories : 200kcal
  • Total Fat : 15g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Sodium : 600mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 10g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Protein : 10g
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