KOREAN BRAISED TOFU

December 26, 2012 · 0 comments

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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

Korean Braised Tofu by Rachel Schultz

Korean 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 by Rachel Schultz

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.

 

Modified from Blogging Over Thyme.

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