Gluten Free Salt and Pepper Tofu

Light, crisp, delicious Salt and Pepper Tofu is just like your favourite restaurant!


  • 400 grams firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons whole Sichuan peppercorns
  • 3 tablespoons sea salt flakes
  • 6 tablespoons cornflour
  • 0.5 teaspoon black pepper powder (optional)
  • 0.5 teaspoon chilli powder* (leave out for nightshade free)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Coriander for garnishing
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons tamari (or other gluten free soya sauce)
  • 0.25 teaspoon sesame oil* (leave out for sesame free)
  • Pinch sugar


  1. Cut the firm tofu into bite size pieces and place on paper towels or a tea towel to drain and dry
  2. Place a heavy bottomed frying pan on a low to medium heat and add the whole Sichuan peppercorns. Toast until they are lightly coloured and you can smell them. Place the whole Sichuan peppercorns in a mortar and pestle or small blender and grind to a powder, add the sea salt flakes and grind a little more. The result is Sichuan peppercorn salt
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