Fried Tofu

    1 pound tofu
    ¼ teaspoon salt
    3 eggs, lightly beaten
    ¼ cup flour
    2 tablespoons water
    Peanut oil
    ¼ teaspoon crushed fresh ginger root
    1 green onion including top, finely chopped
    1 tablespoon soy sauce

  1. Cut tofu in half horizontally; sprinkle with salt; let stand 10 minutes. Pat dry; cut tofu in 1 x 2 inch pieces.
  2. Mix next 2 ingredients in bowl until smooth.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in uncovered wok at 375°F.
  4. Dip tofu pieces, one at a time, in batter; fry, three to four at a time, in oil until golden brown; drain. (Add more oil if necessary.)
  5. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in wok.
  6. Add ginger root and green onions; stir-fry 10 seconds.
  7. Return tofu to wok with soy sauce; cover, cook 1 minute. Serve immediately.

    Makes 4 servings.