Japanese Aburage Pupu Recipe

Aburage is a soft, white, and usually thick type of deep-fried tofu (abura-age). Pupu is a Japanese delicacy.

This recipe includes aburage and other ingredients that taste delicious but only have a few calories.

Aburage Pupu Recipe

Prepare Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 6 servings



  • 6 Eggs

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  • 1 tsp Dashi, powder


  • 1 tbsp Mirin
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce


  • 1 cup Water


  • 6 Aburage (square one)
  • 1 tbsp Suger


Step-1: First cut off the top part of aburage and make a pocket inside with a spoon.

Step-2: In a small bowl beat eggs.

Step-3: Into the bowels of aburage put one cup of the beaten eggs and cover with a toothpick.

Step-4: In a saucepan add water, mirin, sugar, dashi powder, and soy sauce. Cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes or until the egg is cooked.

Step-5: Pour the hot mixture into the aburage pockets and serve.

Aburage Pupu Recipe
Aburage Pupu Recipe

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

  • Calories: 491
  • Fat cal: 35
  • Fat grams: 7
  • Cholesterol: 194
  • Carbs cal: 10
  • Carb grams: 0.8
  • Fiber cal: 0.7
  • Sugar cal: 11.6
  • Protein cal: 56.8

What Does Aburage Pupu Taste Like?

Aburage pupu is delicious, soft, and gooey white tofu that has a high protein content. The egg and other ingredients provide flavor and aroma to complement the low calories.


How Should I Serve Aburage Pupu?

Aburage pupu can be served as a small snack anytime (especially after school) to fill up on protein. Alternatively, aburage pupu can also be eaten as part of breakfast or brunch with toast and eggs.


There are many variations of aburage pupu recipe. This is just one popular and ideal aburage pupu recipe that can be used as a reference.

Experimentation is still encouraged, especially if you have some creative skills in the kitchen.

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