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We can never get enough of classic Filipino dishes and flavors. Despite all the new concepts and restaurants opening left and right, Max’s Restaurant remains a classic among all Filipinos when it comes to their food especially their sizzling tofu. Craving for some? Here’s a recipe hack we’ve found that’ll satisfy your cravings right at home!

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Sizzling Tofu

by Samantha Kathryn Wee

Max's Sizzling Tofu
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  • 20 pcs. tofu
  • 3 tbsp. margarine
  • 90 g. oyster sauce
  • 5 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • onions
  • bell pepper
  • siling pansigang/siling haba
  • 1/2 lemon or 5-7 pcs. calamansi
  • 3-4 tbsp. liquid seasoning
  • oil for frying
  • 1 tetra pack all-purpose cream
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Dice the tofu into cubes and season with salt and pepper. Allow it to sit in a bowl for 15 minutes.
  • While waiting, chop the onions, bell pepper, and siling pansigang then set aside for sauteeing later.
  • Once finished, in a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, oyster sauce, liquid seasoning, pepper, and lemon/calaminsi. Mix well.
  • Take your tofu and fry them until the outside is a light brown to golden brown color.
  • As soon as your tofu is cooked, in a separate pan, add margarine and oil then sautee your onions, bell pepper, and siling pansigang in it.
  • When the onions have wilted a bit, add the sauce and stir well. Then, add the all-purpose cream.
  • Finally, add the tofu and mix until the tofu is fully coated.
  • Best enjoyed hot.

Enjoying Max’s sizzling tofu will have to do for now. But one thing’s for sure, we cannot wait until we can dine and enjoy some of their mouthwatering dishes.

Max’s Restaurant

Max’s Restaurant has been around since our grandparents’ time. Throughout the years, their classic Filipino food servings has been an experience many Filipinos share. It remains a classic in everyone’s lives.

Max's Restaurant Exterior
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Spoil yourself with some of Max’s classic dishes times two when the quarantine is lifted! Here’s a peak of the Buy 1 Get 1 dishes you can avail with Booky:

Chicken Sisig Rice Bowl with Sago’t Gulaman

Get this hot and sizzling bowl of chicken sisig, paired with their cool and delicious sago’t gulaman.

Price: Buy 1 Get 1 for ₱338 ₱169!

chicken sisig rice bowl, sago't gulaman
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Max’s Mix and Match Rice Bowls with Drinks

Get a mix-and-match combination of Fish Fillet in Black Bean Sauce and Spicy Tofu rice bowls with a choice of House Iced Tea or soft drinks.

Price: Get 2 combos for ₱338 ₱259!

Sizzling Tofu and Fish Fillet Rice Bowls with Soft Drinks from Max's Restaurant
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Halo Halo Solo

A sweet and refreshing Halo-Halo topped with a cool ube ice cream

Price: Buy 2 servings for ₱138 ₱119!

To claim your BOGOs, just follow the steps below:

Halo-Halo from Max's Restaurant
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  1. Download Booky’s app and sign up for a free trial
  2. Scan the QR code at the branch’s counter
  3. Pick a coupon to avail

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