Sweet and Sour Tofu

It’s the second time I cooked this dish for the family. It’s budget-friendly and easy to prepare than the other sweet and sour dishes I’ve made.


  • 8 – 10 tofu (tokwa), thinly cubed
  • green and red bell peppers, cubed
  • ginger, julienned
  • onion, cubed
  • garlic, minced
  • cornstarch
  • vinegar
  • water
  • ketchup
  • sugar
  • soy sauce
  • oil for frying


  1. Slice tofu into thin cubes, fry until golden brown. Set aside.
  2. For the sauce, mix the following ingredients:
4 tablespoon sugar, 3 tbsp. vinegar, 4 tbsp. ketchup, 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  1. Saute ginger, onion, garlic.
  2. Add bell pepper. Simmer for a couple of minutes before adding the sauce mixture.
  3. Add cornstarch 1 tbsp. cornstarch dissolved in 1/3 cup water.
  4. Mix until sauce thickens.
  5. Add fried tofu and mix well. Turn off heat.
  6. Served with freshly steamed rice or fried rice.

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