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by Thao Le

The familiar fried tofu dish that still appears in vegetarian meals is no longer attractive to you. So try to change the blase fried tofu with a special sauce. A sauce that is beautifully colored, fragrant, and has a rich flavor.

We have a suggestion for you. Today, and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) will introduce to you the Vegan Fried Tofu with Shacha Sauce. The dish is a variation of fried tofu with handmade non-spicy Shacha sauce, bringing an irresistible flavor.

Do not hesitate any longer without coming to the kitchen with us to make this simple dish right away.

Total Time
45 mins

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Ingredients for 1 Servings

  • 2
  • 3
    teaspoons Soy sauce
  • 1
    teaspoon Chili sauce
  • ½
    teaspoon Sugar
  • 1
    Chili pepper (optional, for serving)
  • 100
    grams Garlic (crushed)
  • 100
    grams Shallot (crushed)
  • 200
    grams Lemongrass (crushed)
  • 1
    cup of Vegetable oil
  • 2
    teaspoons Salt (or using the amount according to your taste)


  • Preparation Time
    15 mins
  • Cooking Time
    30 mins
  • Total Time
    45 mins

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  2. Peel off the garlic, shallot, and crush them into small pieces.
  3. Chop lemongrass into pieces and crush them.
  4. Chop the chili pepper into pieces.
  6. Step 1: Making Non-spicy Shacha sauce
  7. Heat one cup of vegetable oil in the pan, add crushed garlic, crushed shallot to it. And then add crushed lemongrass to the pan. Marinate with two teaspoons of salt and gently stir.
  8. Stir-fry the mixture until its transfers to the yellow color and smell good.
  9. Let cool and put the Shacha sauce in the jar.
  10. Step 2: Frying tofu
  11. Heat vegetable oil in the pan, add two tofu to it. Fry and flip the other side of tofu with medium heat. Fry tofu until they transfer to yellow color on every side.
  12. Put out the tofu and put it on the oil absorbent paper to reduce the oil amount.
  13. Step 3: Finishing
  14. Combine three teaspoons of soy sauce, one teaspoon of chili sauce, ½ teaspoon of sugar, chopped chili pepper, and two tablespoons of non-spicy Shacha sauce in the small bowl. Stir until they blend. And the Shacha sauce is ready.
  15. Put fried tofu on the plate, spread out the Shacha sauce on top of tofu. And the Vegan Fried Tofu with Shacha Sauce is complete.


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The Vegan Fried Tofu with Shacha Sauce is the collaboration between Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) and We hope you enjoy this dish and the non-spicy Shacha sauce recipe too. We have a suggestion for you to add soy sauce with Shacha sauce to eat with vegetables, a delicious combo.

And if you want to know more about vegetarian dishes, do not forget to check out our website. We have a lot of vegetarian formulas for you.

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