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  Bean curd 20 Ounce, drained (Fresh Ones)
  Ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Mirin 1 Teaspoon
  Tempura mix 6 Ounce (1/2 Of A 12 Ounce Package / 1 Cup)
  Shortening 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Dashi sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green onion 4 , thinly sliced

Cut the fresh bean curd into twelve 11/2 x 11/2 X3/4 inch pieces.
Combine the ground beef, soy sauce, and the mirin.
Mound 1 tablespoon of the beef mixture atop each tofu piece, pressing firmly.
Carefully roll each appetizer in dry tempura mix.
Carefully place the tofu pieces in hot oil; fry, a few at a time, in deep hot fat (365°) about 4 minutes or till golden.
Drain on paper towels.
Keep warm.
To serve, arrange a few fried appetizers in individual serving bowls.
Top with some of the Dashi Sauce.
Sprinkle thinly sliced green onion atop.
Makes 4 appetizer servings.
Dashi Sauce: Combine 1 cup dashi broth or beef broth, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon mirin, 2 teaspoons cornstarch, and one 1/2 inch square gin gerroot.
Cook and stir till bubbly.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
Remove the gingerroot.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 244 Calories from Fat 120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.6%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16.2%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 13.3 mg4.4%

Sodium 1028.3 mg42.8%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.14 g0.57%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 13 g25.5%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 3%

Calcium 9.1% Iron 18.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Bean Curd Appetizers Recipe