Moriyama, Yukiko. Quick & Easy A Taste of Tofu; Mastering The Art of Tofu Cooking. Tokyo: JOIE, Inc., 1988.
28 oz firm tofu, well drained
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 tablespoons cornstarch
4 slices cheese, chopped
4 slices cooked ham, chopped
Oil for deep-frying
Beat tofu and mix with soy sauce, salt, pepper and cornstarch. Set aside. Mix chopped cheese and ham. Place about 1 tablespoon of tofu mixture on palm of hand and flatten out with fingers. Place 2 teaspoons cheese and ham mixture on top. Cover with 1 tablespoon of tofu mixture. Form small ball. Repeat.
Heat deep frying oil to 350°F. Deep fry balls until golden brown. Serve hot with dipping sauce (mix together 3 tablespoons ketchup & 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce).
Makes about 20 1-1/4 inch diameter balls.