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Smiley Face Tofu Meatballs -Teriyaki taste

Preparations

  1. Step 1

    Put kitchen paper on a heat resistant plate and place the tofu on top. Microwave for 3 minutes. Take it out and let it cool.

    Put kitchen paper on a heat resistant plate and place the tofu on top. Microwave for 3 minutes. Take it out and let it cool.

  2. Step 2

    Finely chop the onion.

    Finely chop the onion.

  3. Step 3

    Add some vegetable oil to the pan, place it over medium heat and fry it until the onion becomes soft.

    Add some vegetable oil to the pan, place it over medium heat and fry it until the onion becomes soft.

  4. Step 4

    Add the pinch of nutmeg, salt and pepper to the vinyl bag with meat and knead it until they become pink.

    Add the pinch of nutmeg, salt and pepper to the vinyl bag with meat and knead it until they become pink.

  5. Step 5

    Put the tofu into vinyl bags and knead it by hand until their are completely squashed.

    Put the tofu into vinyl bags and knead it by hand until their are completely squashed.

  6. Step 6

    Put the onion, 1 Tbs of beaten egg and 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs in the bag and knead them too.

    Put the onion, 1 Tbs of beaten egg and 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs in the bag and knead them too.

  7. Step 7

    Keep squashing the ingredients until they look like this.

    Keep squashing the ingredients until they look like this.

  8. Step 8

    Use a table spoon to make bite sized round shapes out of the mixture. (you can make about 6~7 balls.)

    Use a table spoon to make bite sized round shapes out of the mixture. (you can make about 6~7 balls.)

  9. Step 9

    Put some vegetable oil into the frying-pan and place over medium heat.

    Put some vegetable oil into the frying-pan and place over medium heat.

  10. Step 10

    Cook each meatball on the frying pan until it gets brown and firm.

    Cook each meatball on the frying pan until it gets brown and firm.

  11. Step 11

    Mix 1 Tbs of soy sauce, mirin, sake and sugar in a cup to make teriyaki sauce.

    Mix 1 Tbs of soy sauce, mirin, sake and sugar in a cup to make teriyaki sauce.

  12. Step 12

    Pour the teriyaki sauce mixture on the meatballs.

    Pour the teriyaki sauce mixture on the meatballs.

  13. Step 13

    Use a circular motion when pouring to make sure the meatballs are seasoned thoroughly!

    Use a circular motion when pouring to make sure the meatballs are seasoned thoroughly!

  14. Step 14

    Cut out circles from a slice of cheese to form the basis of the eyes. If you have a "food hole punch" like the one in the picture, use that!

    Cut out circles from a slice of cheese to form the basis of the eyes. If you have a "food hole punch" like the one in the picture, use that!

  15. Step 15

    If not, you can use a straw instead.

    If not, you can use a straw instead.

  16. Step 16

    Cut out some nori seaweed to make pretty eyes :)

    Cut out some nori seaweed to make pretty eyes :)

  17. Step 17

    After the eyes are completed, arrange them on the meatballs!

    After the eyes are completed, arrange them on the meatballs!

  18. Step 18

    Make your own smiley meatballs variations!

    Make your own smiley meatballs variations!

  19. Step 19

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

Comments

  • Anastasia

    Anastasia Lols. This SO made my day. :)

    almost 8 years ago
  • Nagomi Station

    Nagomi Station Thanks! I'm glad you like it! :)

    almost 8 years ago
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