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Ham and cheese tofu pockets

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  • Author: Caroline Phelps
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 16 minutes
  • Total Time: 21 minutes
  • Yield: 6 pockets 1x
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Pan frying
  • Cuisine: Japanese


A fun and tasty snacks both kids and adult love. Hurray for tofu pockets!


  • 3 Fried tofu sheets (abura-age)
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 slices cooked ham
  • mayonnaise
  • soy sauce


  1. Slice tofu sheets in half and carefully open the inside so that it becomes a pocket.
  2. Put ham, cabbage and cheese inside each pocket (don’t over stuff it).
  3. In a pan over low/medium heat, add the pocket and cook on each side until crispy (about 8 minutes on each side).
  4. Serve topped with a little mayonnaise and a drizzle of soy sauce.
  5. Chop in as many pieces as you’d like.
  6. Serve with mayo and soy sauce.


You can eat these tofu pockets hot or cold and serve them with other sauces such as ketchup and tonkatsu sauce.


  • Serving Size: 1 pocket
  • Calories: 93
  • Sugar: 0.8 g
  • Sodium: 261.2 mg
  • Fat: 5.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.4 g
  • Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.7 mg
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