Crispy Honey Sesame Tofu with Bokchoy

SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce


Crispy Tofu:
  • 1/2 kilo (500g) Tofu, cubes
  • 1/2 cup (60g) Cornstarch
  • 2 cups (500ml) Cooking oil
  • 1 L (1000ml) Water
  • 1/2 kilo (500g) Bokchoy, quartered
Honey Sesame Sauce:
  • 2 tsps. (10ml) Cooking oil
  • 3 Tbsps. (30g) Red onion, minced
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 pack (30g) SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp. (3g) Chili flakes
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Honey
  • 1 tsp. (5g) Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Vinegar
  • 1/2 Tbsp. (6g) Cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5g) Salt, iodized
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.3g) Ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Water
  • 2 tsps. (10ml) Sesame oil
Garnish (optional):
  • 1 Tbsp. (9g) Sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsps. (10g) Green onions, chopped


  1. COAT & DEEP-FRY. Coat tofu in cornstarch. In a pan with oil, deep fry until golden brown and crispy. Drain excess oil using strainer. Set aside.
  2. BLANCH. In a pot of boiling water, add the bok choy then cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Immediately place in an ice bath to stop the cooking. Set aside.
  3. STIR-FRY & MIX. In a pan, heat oil. Stir-fry onion and garlic until fragrant. In a bowl, combine SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce, chili flakes, honey, vinegar, cornstarch, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix well then add to the pan.
  4. SIMMER. Simmer sauce until thickened. Add bokchoy and the crispy tofu and sesame oil then cook for another minute.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a plate. Garnish with sesame seeds and spring onion (optional). Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Coating tofu with cornstarch before frying gives it a crispier texture.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 20 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 5 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 cup (223g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Despite being a plant source, tofu contains a decent amount of Protein that helps build muscles, and Calcium for strong bones.


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