Sweet and Sour Tokwa

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning, SARSAYA® Sweet and Sour Sauce


  • 2 cups (400g) Tokwa, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5g) Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. (0.6g) Ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. (1.3g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Oil
  • 1/4 cup (35g) Onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. (10g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 pack (200g) SARSAYA® Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • 3 Tbsps. (45ml) Water
  • 1/2 cup (50g) Green bell pepper, cubed


  1. SEASON. In a bowl, combine tokwa, salt, pepper, and AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning. Mix well and set it aside for 5 minutes.
  2. COAT & FRY. Coat tokwa with cornstarch. In a pan, heat oil. Fry tokwa until golden brown. Drain excess oil using strainer or colander. Set aside.
  3. SAUTÉ. Remove most of the oil in the same pan and leave just 1 Tbsp. of oil. Sauté onion and garlic until fragrant.
  4. SIMMER. Pour SARSAYA® Sweet and Sour Sauce, water, and bell pepper. Simmer for a minute. Add the fried tokwa and mix well.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a plate then serve.

Cooking Tips

Make sure to remove excess liquid on the tokwa for a crispier texture.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 20 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 4 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1/2 cup (142.5g)

Products Used

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning Buy Now
SARSAYA® Sweet and Sour Sauce Buy Now

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