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Recipe: How to make Crispy Tofu Tacos

September 10, 2020 12:53 IST
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Crispy Tofu Tacos

Crispy Tofu Tacos

Recipe and photograph: Kind courtesy Cornitos


  • 4 4 inch tacos shells
  • 250 ml refined oil
  • 200 gm tofu julienned
  • 150 gm corn flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • A pinch white pepper
  • 100 gm spring onion
  • 50 gm bell pepper julienned
  • 10 gm roasted sesame seeds (white)
  • ½ tbsp red chili paste
  • 10 ml water


  • In a mixing bowl add the boiled and julienned tofu and marinate them with salt, pepper and corn flour.
  • Fold them properly in the marination, make sure corn flour is properly coated on the mushroom.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan, gently places the marinated mushrooms one by one to avoid clinginess of tofu.

For sweet and spicy sauce

  • Heat little oil in sauté pan, add minced garlic till raw aroma of garlic disappears.
  • Add chopped ginger, mix them for a minute, add tomato ketchup and some water. Stir for 2 to 3 minutes. 
  • Add soya sauce, vinegar and bell pepper. Sauté for 3-4 minutes. Sauce is ready.

For tacos stuffing

  • Re-fry the tofu in oil until crisp golden brown.
  • Add the tofu in prepared sauce, mix it well so that all the flavours from sauce is absorbed by mushrooms.
  • Add spring onion toss them gently, sprinkle roasted sesame seeds stuffing is prepared.

To make tacos

  • Heat tacos for 20 seconds and stuff the prepared stuffing of tofu in the center of tacos.

To plate

  • Crispy fry some noodles in little oil. Arrange tacos in a platter, garnish with chopped coriander and sprinkle roasted sesame seeds on top of it.
  • Serve hot.

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