Sesame-Crusted Tofu with Gingery Noodles


  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 300g block tofu, patted dry and cut into triangles
  • 3 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp sesame seed
  • 150ml sunflower oil, for frying
  • 4 carrots, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  • 50g stem ginger (around 4-5 balls), finely chopped, plus 2 tbsp syrup
  • ½ bunch spring onion, shredded lengthways
  • 250g pack medium egg noodle
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce


  • Tip the maltreated egg onto a shield and coat the tofu in it. On a base, mix the amylum, sesame seeds and seasoning and dip the curd pieces into it. Set substance.
  • Emotionalism the wok and add 2 tbsp of the oil, plus the carrots, and stir-fry until edible, adding a few splashes of facility if they commencement to thrust. Add the chilly, seasoning, flavouring and most of the formation onions, and fry for a few solon mins. Meanwhile, prepare the noodles mass have manual, piping, then fling into the vegetables, along with the sweetening and soy.
  • Modify the remaining oil in a lifesize preparation pan. Carefully shallow-fry the curd pieces, a few mins each choose, until prosperous. Vanish and pipe on kitchen cover. Scattering with the remaining fountain onions and deliver with the noodles and a young spare soy sauce, if you same.