Easy Sweet & Spicy Crispy Fried Tofu Recipe

This recipe by 매일맛나 delicious day on YouTube is a delicious dish that you can prepare as an alternative to chicken but you won’t be able to tell much of a difference. It is super crispy on the outside and deliciously firm and tasty on the inside. Your family will surely thank you when you serve them this, so try it out now.


  • 1.3 pounds of frozen tofu
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp olive oil or any cooking oil


  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp corn syrup
  • 1½ tbsp dark soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp oyster sauce
  • ½ tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp chili oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tbsp sugar-free peanut jamoptional


  • Chopped peanuts
  • 1 chili peppersliced


Step 1

Thaw the tofu, then squeeze out as much water as possible, and pat them dry with a paper towel. Break the tofu into small bite-sized pieces, then put them inside a plastic bag along with the cornstarch, and give them a good shake until well coated. Drizzle some olive oil inside, then continue to shake until evenly coated, and transfer them to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper spreading them evenly in a single layer. Put them inside the preheated oven at 428°F or 220°C, then let them bake for about 15 minutes, and make sure to turn them over in the middle of the baking process.

How To Make Crispy Fried Tofu Recipe
Image credit: 매일맛나 delicious day via YouTube

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, add the chili powder, sugar, garlic powder, ketchup, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar-free peanut jam, corn syrup, and chili oil, then mix them together until well combined and uniform, and set it aside. Place a pan on a stove over low heat, then pour the sauce, and stir it consistently for about 20 to 30 seconds. After half a minute, add the baked tofu, then toss them around until well coated, and add the chopped peanuts and sliced pepper. Stir-fry them for 20 to 30 more seconds, then turn off the heat, and transfer them to a plate. Serve and enjoy!

Easy To Make Crispy Fried Tofu Recipe
Image credit: 매일맛나 delicious day via YouTube


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Easy Sweet & Spicy Crispy Fried Tofu Recipe

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