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Tokwa and Tuna Recipe

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 6 oz. ahi tuna
  • 14 oz. extra firm tofu
  • 1 medium red onion sliced
  • 3 pieces long green chili sliced
  • 3/4 cup apple cider or cane vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups cooking oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper


  • Combine the vinegar, soy sauce, and sugar in a bowl. Mix well. Microwave for 15 seconds. Set aside.
  • Rub 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper on the ahi tuna. Let it stay for 15 minutes.
  • Heat-up the grill. Grill the tuna for 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  • Remove the tuna from the grill. Slice into cubes. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a deep cooking pot.
  • Once the oil is hot, deep fry the tofu (two pieces at a time) until the color turns golden brown.
  • Remove the tofu from the cooking pot. Let the excess oil drip. Slice the tofu into cubes. Set aside.
  • Combine the tuna, tofu, onion, and green pepper in a mixing bowl. Toss.
  • Pour-in the vinegar mixture. Gently toss until all the ingredients are well blended.
  • Transfer to a serving plate or bowl.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g