Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Karen Shinto
Total Time
30 Mins
Serves 4

The secret to this finger snack is the Asian dipping sauce. We like Thai-style sweet chili sauce, but you could use another style, or stir up your own mixture of ketchup, soy sauce, and spices.

How to Make It

Step 1

Pour oil into a large saucepan to a depth of 1 in. and heat to 350°. Cut tofu into sticks about 1/2 in. wide and 3 to 4 in. long; pat dry with a towel.

Step 2

Mix together salt, pepper, and cayenne in a small bowl; set aside.

Step 3

Drop tofu sticks into hot oil, working in batches, making sure they don't touch. Use a slotted spoon to gently turn tofu over occasionally; cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.

Step 4

Sprinkle with seasoning mix and parsley, and serve with chili sauce.

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