Furikake Crusted Tofu


Servings: 6 Servings
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

42 ouncestofu (firm)
1 tablespoonwasabi paste
1⁄4 cupall-purpose flour
3 eggs
8 Diamond Bakery Furikake Crackers
1⁄2 cuppanko
4 tablespoonsnori komi furikake rice seasoning
1 teaspoonnanami togarashi (Japanese 7 spice assorted chili pepper)
1 cupcanola oil

Cut the tofu into a total of 12 equal pieces.

Drain the tofu on paper towels to absorb moisture. Coat the tofu with wasabi paste, salt & pepper to taste. Next begin preparing stations to crust the tofu by placing the flour into a bowl. Place eggs into a separate bowl and blend together well. Then, place furikake crackers into a food processor and pulse into fine crumbs, or coating consistency. Combine the crackers crumbs, panko, nori komi furikake and nanami togarashi into a large bowl and stir together.

To coat the tofu, roll it into the flour, then into the egg wash. Lastly, coat tofu slices well with crumb mixture on each side for the crust. Heat canola oil in a frying pan on medium high heat and pan fry tofu for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until golden brown.

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