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Korean - Style Fried Tofu Side Dish

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  Firm tofu 12 Ounce
  Corn starch/Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Carrot 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste
For the sauce
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Pinch

1. Divide the tofu in half and slice it into ½ inch pieces, place it in a plate.
2. Sprinkle salt and black pepper on both sides of the tofu, set aside.
3. Finely chop onion, green onion and carrots, set aside.
4. In a mixing bowl combine soy sauce, water, sesame oil, sugar, black pepper, sesame seeds, minced garlic and vegetables.
5. Stir everything until well combined.
6. In a plate place cornstarch and coat the tofu in the corn starch mixture.

7. In a nonstick pan pour oil and fry the tofu on both sides over medium heat until it browns on all sides.
8. Once done place it on a paper towel.
9. In another pan place the fried tofu and pour the sauce, fry for 5 minutes on medium high heat.
10. Stir but do not break the tofu, once the sauce thickens turn of the heat.

11. Serve the fried tofu with steamed rice.

Things You Will Need
Nonstick pan
Mixing bowl

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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