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Pan-fried Tofu with Egg and Chive

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  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 Chinese chives-finely chopped
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 box of regular firm tofu, cut into 1cm thick slices
  • cornstarch for coating
  • oil for pan-frying

Ingredients for thedipping sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chicken stock or water
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion
  • 1 fresh Thai pepper, chopped
  • 2-3 coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

Finely chop the Chinese chives and then transfer to a small bowl. Crack an egg into it and mix well. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.

pan-fired tofu with chives

Remove the skin of the tofu and then cut the remainder into 1.5cm thick, 4 cm wide slices. Well coat it with cornstarch.

pan-fired tofu with chives

Dip it into the egg and Chinese chive mixture.

pan-fired tofu with chives

Add some oil into a pan and then place tofu slices one by one(be gentle and do not break the tofu slices). Fry until two sides becomes golden brown.

  • 1 egg , beaten
  • 3 Chinese chives , finely chopped
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 box of regular tofu , cut into 1.5cm thick slices
  • cornstarch for coating
  • oil for pan-frying
dipping sauce
  • 1 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. stock or pure water
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped green onion
  • 1 fresh Thai pepper , chopped
  • 2-3 coriander , chopped
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds

    Instructions
    1. Finely chop the Chinese chives and then transfer to a small bowl. Crack an egg into it and mix well. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
    2. Remove the skin of the tofu and then cut the remaining part into 1.5cm thick, 4 cm wide slices.
    3. Coat the tofu slices with cornstarch and then dip it into the egg and Chinese chive mixture.
    4. Pour oil into a pan and lay the slices one by one. Turn on the heat and fry until both sides are golden brown.
    5. In a small dipping bowl, mix all the seasonings and serve with fried tofu.

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