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Korean Food: Fried Firm Tofu (두부 부침 = DuBu BuChim)

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This recipe is a Korean side dish made with tofu. It is simply fried tofu with a special sauce. Enjoy this simple tofu dish.
Ingredients
  Firm tofu 12 1⁄3 Ounce, cut into 1-inch x 1.5-inch pieces (1 Box)
  Green onion 1 Medium (For garnishing)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For frying)
For sauce
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Red pepper powder 2 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl combine all the ingredients for the sauce.
2. Heat some oil in a pan and place in it the tofu pieces. Fry the tofu by flipping sides once in a while until they turn golden brown in color.

FINALIZING
3. Place 3 to 4 tofu pieces in a plate and pour some sauce over the tofu. Garnish by sprinkling some chopped green onions over it.

SERVING
4. Serve warm and enjoy!

TIP
You can also boil the tofu pieces instead of frying them for a healthier alternative.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
Korean
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Subtitle: 
Asian Dubu Buchim
If you are a vegetarian or Vegan who loves tofu and is looking for various way to make different tofu dishes at home, this recipe is one you must have in your repertoire. This recipe shows a very simple but delicious way to turn simple tofu into a delicious appetizer or side dish. Cooking tofu can be quite a disaster at times where you land up with slimy tofu or a disintegrated, flavorless mush of tofu. Learn the restaurants way to cook tofu. The chef fries the tofu in minimum oil until it is golden and firm.

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2 Comments

aparna.priya's picture
this is very yummy...however, i would prefer to use paneer instead of tofu...in this recipe, can we substitute paneer with tofu?
Alexander DeMarco's picture
aparna.priya says : this is very yummy...however, i would prefer to use paneer instead of tofu...in this recipe, can we substitute paneer with tofu? ALEXANDER: hay aparna its a ToFu recipe I dont think she would change the main source [asian culture Food] to [american] = no lol