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Fried Tofu Buffalo Wings Style

A delicious and meatless buffalo wings! You don't need chicken wings to make a buffalo wings dish like this and you only need to use fried tofu.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese/Filipino
Keyword: buffalo wings, fried tofu
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 134kcal
Author: Manny

Ingredients

  • 1 block firm tofu
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup Japanese Breadcrumbs or Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 pc egg beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking oil for deep frying

For the sauce:

  • 1/2 cup banana ketcchup
  • 1/8 cup chili hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp. calamansi juice or lemon juice

Instructions

Fried Tofu Buffalo Wings Style

  • Slice the tofu into 1/2" x 1/2 " thick into sticks. Then dip in cornstarch first then dip in beaten eggs and roll in bread crumbs pressing the sides gently to help the breadcrumbs stick on the tofu.
  • In a deep pan, heat cooking oil deep enough to deep fry the tofu. Fry the tofu until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oil and put in colander to drain excess oil. Set aside.
  • In an empty pan or wok, heat butter until melted and saute garlic until fragrant. Then add ketchup, hot sauce and calamansi juice.
  • Stir until the ingredients are well mixed. Simmer for a minute and add in the fried tofu. Toss the tofu until well coated with the sauce.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

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