KOREAN BRAISED TOFU

December 26, 2012

Korean Braised Tofu by Rachel Schultz

KOREAN BRAISED TOFU
Serves 5-6

2 blocks tofu, sliced into cubes or thin rectangles (both pictured)
3/4 cup water
1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 cup scallions, finely sliced
1/2 teaspoon lime juice
3 tablespoons sesame seeds
1/2 cup corn starch

Combine water, red pepper flakes, brown sugar, vegetable oil, sesame oil, scallions, lime juice, and sesame seeds into a bowl.

DSC_0100Korean Braised Tofu by Rachel Schultz

Dust all sides of tofu in corn starch. Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Transfer tofu into pan and sear on each side for 3-4 minutes.

Korean Braised Tofu by Rachel Schultz

Remove tofu from skillet and serve over rice or vegetables, drizzled with sauce. Sauce may be enjoyed hot or cold.

korean braised tofu
 
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Serves: 5-6
Ingredients
  • 2 blocks tofu, sliced into cubes or thin rectangles (both pictured)
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 cup scallions, finely sliced
  • ½ teaspoon lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • ½ cup corn starch
Instructions
  1. Combine water, red pepper flakes, brown sugar, vegetable oil, sesame oil, scallions, lime juice, and sesame seeds into a bowl.
  2. Dust all sides of tofu in corn starch. Heat ½ inch of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Transfer tofu into pan and sear on each side for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Remove tofu from skillet and serve over rice or vegetables, drizzled with sauce. Sauce may be enjoyed hot or cold.

Adapted from Blogging Over Thyme.

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